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Nicole Cardoza

How Anti-Filipino Hate Led to the Watsonville Riots
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How Anti-Filipino Hate Led to the Watsonville Riots

The Watsonville Riots was a violent attack on Filipino farmworkers by a mob of white residents in the city of Watsonville, California, between January 19 and January 30, 1930.

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Year in Review: Demanding Reproductive Justice
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Year in Review: Demanding Reproductive Justice

With the overturning of Roe v. Wade this year, the urgency to protect access to abortions and other reproductive care became a top priority countrywide.

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Movement on the Fight for Reparations
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Movement on the Fight for Reparations

Cities and states are developing unprecedented reparations initiatives to address economic inequities and historical injustice against Black people.

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The Four Levels of Racism
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The Four Levels of Racism

Our biases on gender, class, sexual orientation, disability, religion, and other parts of our identity also influence our perception of race.

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The Impact of Crypto on Communities of Color
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The Impact of Crypto on Communities of Color

The current financial system is inherently inequitable, causing marginalized communities to flock to unregulated alternatives like crypto.

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Supporting Incarcerated Survivors of Sexual Abuse
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Supporting Incarcerated Survivors of Sexual Abuse

Amplifying the work of Just Detention International, an organization committed to those that experience sexual abuse while incarcerated.

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Ethnocentrism: The Good, the Bad, and the Racist
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Ethnocentrism: The Good, the Bad, and the Racist

Recent discussions of ethnocentrism often fall short of interpreting the relationship between ethnocentrism and racism.

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Moving Past Acknowledgment to Rematriation
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Moving Past Acknowledgment to Rematriation

Initiatives like land rematriation aren’t just reparations but a clear way to dismantle white supremacy and center Indigenous communities.

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The Adultification of Black Girls
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The Adultification of Black Girls

The adultification bias of Black youth, specifically girls, robs them of their childhood and contributes to their trauma.

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