My Fast Food Nightmare

My Fast Food Nightmare

Three years ago, when my grandmother fell ill, I chose to delay my studies to work full time at McDonald’s to pay for her prescriptions and medical care. I knew at the time that my starting pay of $7.45 an hour wouldn’t be enough to live on. I even knew that I’d have...
America, Oprah is Not Your Savior

America, Oprah is Not Your Savior

Oprah Winfrey’s remarkable Golden Globes speech rocked not only the event’s A-list attendees, but almost all of America. Winfrey cited the under-told story of Recy Taylor, a young black woman who was raped by six armed white men during the Jim Crow era....
Hollywood Won’t Destroy Sexism, But We Can

Hollywood Won’t Destroy Sexism, But We Can

This month’s Golden Globes were the first awards ceremony held since #MeToo went viral. To commemorate it, celebrities brought social justice activists along as their plus-ones, and many more wore black to show support with the Time’s Up movement, a new...
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