A History of Sorrow in our Skin

There’s sorrow in our flesh A history of grieve resides within The color of its texture is symbolic to our fight And it gives strength to our generation . It started years ago And it still persist today, disguised in equality chants We co-live, we laugh but we never forget…neither do they This is our society, one…

Our Color

By Daniella Djiogan I am a woman of color I was born to parents of color I didn’t choose to be of color But I don’t regret being born of color All I regret are the criticisms that come along with being of color The looks, the preconception, and the ignorance that surrounds my color…

Understanding Racism 101 – It starts with Stereotyping

By Daniella Djiogan   Deep inside, I am racist Or should I say a stereotypist. I stereotype others because I don’t know any better. I stereotype others because the media makes me do it. They have brainwashed me. If I didn’t personally encounter, or interact with people face-to-face, I will think everyone was crazy, nuts…including me.…