Systems Change

Does Race Exist?

Does Race Exist?

New studies show that race does not exist genetically or biologically. Yes, there are variations in terms of skin color, facial features, etc., but the bottom line is that race does not really exist in the way that many of us think it does. What does this mean and what are the implications of saying that race doesn’t exist?

Are Male Perceptions That Women Are Intellectually Inferior Related to Rape Culture?

Are Male Perceptions That Women Are Intellectually Inferior Related to Rape Culture?

Images in media send the message that women are not to be valued for their intelligence. They are to be valued, if at all, for their ability to perform a sexuality that is pleasing to men. Which begs this question: are male perceptions that women are intellectually inferior related to rape culture?

Why Racism is a Feminist Issue

Why Racism is a Feminist Issue

Feminism is about the liberation of all women – all people – from oppression, and too many white feminists routinely ignore the fact that black women suffer not only from the oppression of patriarchy, but also from the oppression of racism.

What Does Meditation Have to Do with Systems Change?

What Does Meditation Have to Do with Systems Change?

We are facing many challenges today, from systemic racism to violence against women, to environmental degradation. We need to face these challenges if we are going to have a sane and just world. Meditation gives us a great starting point - by grounding us, it can help us get off the ground.