Tag: equality

Growing Up Biracial in the Deep South

growing up biracial in the deep south

I am biracial, I grew up in Louisiana …still a state that operates like a plantation. When I was two, I went to daycare for the first time with mixed races. One particular day my mom picked me up and one of the workers (black) told my mom I thought I was white and wouldn’t play with the black children. Odd because most of the children in my family are brown-skinned.

I grew up very aware of the racial divide. Black and white people went to the same schools but didn’t intermingle much.

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Summary Judgment Would Give Either Side Tremendous Pull in USWNT Labor Dispute

USWT pay tug

The US Soccer Federation continues to spend money on maintaining its misogyny and protecting its privilege instead of using those same funds to compensate the members of the United States Women’s National Team equitably. The latest incarnation of that is a petition for summary judgment from federal District Judge R. Gary Klausner.

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