In academia and some social justice spaces, these types of spaces are often difficult to come by - specifically spaces that center Blackness instead of whiteness and multicultural issues. Even more, to have an event, like this one, that brought young people together to actually study political theory is something that gave one of my guests hope and encouragement to innovate and reimagine the ways in which they think about schooling and studying.Read More
It has taken me three years to garner the courage to write about the harassment that I and other coworkers have experienced in the workplace. Now, imagine how many other service workers are well-acquainted with a Devonte. Then, think about all of the stories of harassment that are not being told. This is not only a commentary on the service industry but a call to action for the #MeToo Movement. I hope you hear us.