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10 Foods for Sinus Health & 10 Ways to Relieve Infection. The warm, dark environment of the sinuses create the optimal space for infections; learn how to combat and relieve sinus infection and improve your sinus health.

10 Foods for Sinus Health & 10 Ways to Relieve Infection

The sinuses are small air pockets in the skull around the eyes, nose, and forehead that are lined with mucus membranes. They moisten the air we breathe in while also catching dust, microbes, and allergens before these can reach the lungs. This warm, moist environment is the perfect breeding ground for bacteria, fungi, and mold, but the body does a good job of removing or destroying the captured bacteria, spores, and cysts before they can begin growing. Problems arise when our mucus membranes are damaged or the mucus becomes too thick to move freely. When this happens, infections can explode to life in the pockets of your sinuses. The Origins of “Privilege” The idea of “privilege”—that some people benefit from unearned, and largely unacknowledged, advantages, even when those advantages aren’t discriminatory —has a pretty long history.

The Origins of “Privilege”

In the nineteen-thirties, W. E. B. Du Bois wrote about the “psychological wage” that enabled poor whites to feel superior to poor blacks; during the civil-rights era, activists talked about “white-skin privilege.” But the concept really came into its own in the late eighties, when Peggy McIntosh, a women’s-studies scholar at Wellesley, started writing about it. McIntosh is now seventy-nine. How did you come to write about privilege? In those days, I worked at what was called the Wellesley College Center for Research on Women. I noticed that, three years in a row, men and women in the seminar who had been real colleagues and friends for the first several months had a kind of intellectual and emotional falling out.

The thing was, he was a very nice man. National SEED Project - White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack. White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack Downloadable PDF.

National SEED Project - White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack

Teaching Tolerance - Diversity, Equity and Justice. Overview: Explores issues of race and white privilege Excerpted from White Anti-Racist Activism: A Personal Roadmap by Jennifer R.

Teaching Tolerance - Diversity, Equity and Justice

The Origins of “Privilege” Untitled. Avoiding Ableist or Sexist Language Won’t Make Us Less Fun! I found this amazing campaign on a website and decided to share on my facebook wall.

Avoiding Ableist or Sexist Language Won’t Make Us Less Fun!

As stated on the website , “The following are images from the “You Don’t Say?” Campaign out of Duke University. The premise of the campaign is to encourage people to think before speaking as the words one delivers can have negative implications that were never intended in the first place, especially to those around us. These phrases are often said with harmless intent. But how do we really make those around us feel? The images show different persons holding different signs –

KIMCHI CUDDLES. White Privilege Conference. Alternative News and Information. Hey, Smug White People: You (Yes, You) Are a Racist, Too. If there’s anything our fraught national dialogue on race has taught us, it's that there are no racists in this country.

Hey, Smug White People: You (Yes, You) Are a Racist, Too

(In fact, not only do multiple studies confirm that most white Americans generally believe racism is over — just 16 percent say there’s a lot of racial discrimination — it turns out that many actually believe white people experience more discrimination than black people.) What is Change From Within? Change From Within is a space with two purposes or goals.

What is Change From Within?

First, it is a space for me to share my thoughts on social justice through the lenses of community, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, ability, class, and hopefully much more! In my work as a diversity consultant and professional presenter on issues of diversity, I encourage people to see introspection and relationship building as key to making the changes in oneself that inevitably lead to changes in our society and culture: hence the name Change From Within. Second, it is my hope that my musings will lead others to talk, consider, reflect, and respond! It is my hope that you will take the thoughts and considerations inspired by the blog into your community to discuss with family, friends, acquaintances, Facebook fans, Twitter followers, and so on.

You are also welcome to reach out to me via Twitter if you would like to discuss a piece (though there is no guarantee I will respond). Home. 7 reasons why reverse racism doesn't exist. The state of race relations in the U.S., a country where people seem to be under the mistaken belief that we are “post-racial,” is dire.

7 reasons why reverse racism doesn't exist

This week saw a young, unarmed black man killed by the NYPD in a stairwell, and a refusal to indict from a Ferguson grand jury. Responses to these events from those concerned about systemic discrimination against people of color also saw the revival of a familiar battle cry among my fellow honkies: “Reverse racism!” When White Feminists Respond to Anti-Racism Like Men Respond to Feminism.

Black hair faqs (10 things non-blacks want to know) Zoe samudzi's social stories. My Feminism Looks Like… Zoe Samudzi. 1.

My Feminism Looks Like… Zoe Samudzi

Can you tell me a little about yourself? My name is Zoe Samudzi, I’m a 22 year old first generation American of Zimbabwean descent. I’m an academic, and I currently work on a research project that’s seeking to create culturally-competent (i.e. context and identity-specific) HIV interventions for trans women. I no longer identify as a feminist, but as a womanist. I’ve come to the point where I’m no longer going to insist upon inclusion in a set of gender politics that actively antagonizes black women/women of color and trans women and sex workers and excludes many others when I could be contributing to an epistemology that is rooted in my ideological oppression and lived experiences as a black woman. 2. 5 Ways Taylor Swift Exemplifies White Feminism – And Why That's a Problem. Make no mistake: I love Taylor Swift.

5 Ways Taylor Swift Exemplifies White Feminism – And Why That's a Problem

“I Knew You Were Trouble” is one of my favorite shower songs, I’ve cried incessantly to “All Too Well” after a breakup (and, um, every time I hear it), and I could kick your ass at “We Are Never, Ever Getting Back Together” karaoke. By far, she’s my problematic fave. But goddamn, is she ever problematic. And as much as I appreciate a pop artist that I love donning the feminist label, I really hate when they do so in the name of the special brand of fucked-up anti-oppression work known as White Feminism. Why Saying 'It's My Choice' Doesn't Necessarily Make Your Choice Feminist. Panel 1 Character: (Wearing traditionally feminine attire, with hands on hips) I can wear lipstick and still be a feminist! It’s my choice, and that’s feminist in itself! Text: Given the advent of “choice feminism,” this is a really common refrain amongst feminists.

However, while the first statement is correct, the second one… not quite so much. Panel 2. Dear Christina Fallin. Dear Christina Fallin, Last night, someone tagged me in the comments of your post on Instagram, a picture of you wearing dark red lipstick and a coordinating warbonnet. Initially, I just rolled my eyes and closed the window, because since I’ve somehow become an “expert” on white girls in headdresses, I get sent pictures like yours pretty much every. single. day. Don’t believe me? Just glance at the “#indianheaddress” tag. This White Feminist Loved Her Dreadlocks – Here's Why She Cut Them Off. Here Are 4 Ways to Navigate Whiteness and Feminism – Without Being a White Feminist (TM)

Womanism. Unification is a key cornerstone of Womanist ideology. Womanism is a social theory deeply rooted in the racial and gender-based oppression of black women. There are varying interpretations on what the term "womanist" means, and efforts to provide a concise and all encompassing definition have only been marginally successful. The ambiguity within the theory allows for its continuous expansion of its basic tenets, though this ambiguity is also widely considered its greatest weakness.

The Black Feminist's Guide to the Racist Sh*t That Too Many White Feminists Say. National Women's Law Center. Womanism. Closing_the_wage_gap_is_crucial_for_woc_and_their_families_2015.pdf. Closing the Wage Gap is Crucial for Women of Color and Their Families. The Black Feminist's Guide to the Racist Sh*t That Too Many White Feminists Say. A chilling reminder that Black lives matter less to police: “I won’t soon forget the sound of people screaming from pepper spray” On Friday, more than 1,500 people converged at Cleveland State University for the first national convening of the Movement for Black Lives.