While my title is “Understanding Whiteness,” I want to make it clear that I want to talk about the need for white people to understand whiteness. From what I read, POCs generally already do; and in any case, I would argue that it’s not their job to understand whiteness. It’s ours.
This Tuesday (Dec. 6th), an email was sent to the campus community containing an open letter signed by some members of faculty. The letter addressed the anonymous flyers that were put up around campus and promptly removed few weeks ago. This post was written in response to that letter.
Any kind of music can communicate environmental, behavioral, and aesthetic forces, and this can heal someone significantly through spiritual, subconscious communication, no matter what “level of artistry” the music is at.
It costs about 5 bucks for a box of tampons. While it may not seem like much, that really adds up.
It’s been almost two years since I cut all my hair off; and to this day, I do not regret my decision.
cw: trauma And then I wake up...
Art is largely regarded as subjective in nature. Through its subjectivity, it has been forged into a tool, utilized in the representation of our universe’s multiple realities. It exemplifies the variation of personal experience...art has the capacity to not only transcend emotions responsive to social conditions, but also the individual opinions of artists and the smaller communities they represent.