Understanding no one is alone in this fight makes us stronger even when we are far apart.
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In my first year, living on campus, I became acquainted with the ways people will behave around you simply in response to being Black.
I still consider myself a part of that fight, but along the way, I’m gonna listen to Lil Baby and save up for those Jordans and hang out with my friends.
It speaks your name It speaks my name
Black woman is on the ground Black woman is the ground
What is the rush? Is this moment not enough?
On days like these, he is amazed by the way his shiny skin dances with the August rain
deep inside my element craving nothing but sentiment
As I nestled further into my cocoon, I became keenly aware that the act of doing absolutely nothing is contrary to everything that I have been taught as a Black woman.
Unfortunately, at UBC safe spaces are hard to come by. Is it worth the emotional labour to turn this space into a safe one?
The BSU serves as a home away from home for both local and international Black students on campus at UBC.
Here are a few wonderful resources I’ve found that could help work towards this that are all campus and/or Lower Mainland based.
“My default position for Board meetings would be that things should be open to the extent they can be,” McKenzie said.
In a time where we can no longer hug, touch or even stand less than six feet away from one another, what does autonomy look like in the context of the greater good?
The most compelling thought about autonomy that I was exposed to in my undergrad was during a conversation about chlamydia.