It’s no secret that the government and it’s patriarchal law makers don’t value women’s lives as highly as they value mens lives, but what we aren’t discussing loud and frequently enough is the lack of worth that’s placed in back lives, particularly black women. Black women face far more societal pressures and social, economic and medical issues than women of
In case you aren’t up-to date with the case of Cyntoia Brown, her story exposes the alarming reality that women, particularly black women, face at the hands of the judicial system. Her case sparked outrage across the world, and highlighted the significance of the #metoo and #blacklivesmatter movements, with people using social media platforms to plea for her freedom.
It’s sad to say that many people, including women, don’t believe in feminism or call themselves feminists. However, if you were to explain to these people the principles and ideas behind the movement, many amongst this group would agree that they too hold the same beliefs- they just don’t want to be included under the title. More and more reasons,
A popular word that is often used to describe feminists today is the word angry, but why is this a bad thing? Are we not allowed to be angry over the systematic oppression of women? Are we not allowed to be angry over the gender inequalities that we face every day? Anger has always been taught to us as an emotion