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Category: voices of colour

Megan Thee Stallion’s Shooting Shows The Least Protected Woman In America Is Still The Black woman

Post Originally Published By Jasmine Ivanna Espy On TheFader.Com On Saturday, July 11, Megan Thee Stallion posted live footage of her, Tory Lanez, and Kylie Jenner hanging by the pool in Los Angeles. A few hours later, at 4 a.m. on Sunday morning, police arrested Lanez for a felony count of carrying a concealed weapon in a vehicle…. [ Read More ]

UMOJA’s Open Letter To The Community

Dear Community,   It is with heavy hearts that we pen this open letter to our community. We particularly recognize the advocates and survivors, who we work on behalf of and intentionally join voices with, who are on the margins within our movement. While our movement and the world released statements about racism and police… [ Read More ]

The Hidden Epidemic

    Indigenous nations and their citizens are facing a crisis caused by continued colonization. Indigenous women and girls are targets for violence at astounding rates; unfortunately,  this is widely unknown to others outside of the circles with connection to the community or the work. Over 500 distinct Nations exist within the boundaries of the… [ Read More ]

Arab, Muslim, and Dating?

*Blog Disclaimer* MCEDSV values the voices of all survivors. We acknowledge the power and change that can be created with perspective sharing based on one’s personal identities and experiences. It is our hope that after engaging with various narratives and perspectives, individuals are able to challenge their own belief systems and feel empowered to self-reflect… [ Read More ]