Category Archives: Racism

I Am Interchange: Know The Signs of Human Trafficking. By Jennifer Sheets.

Humans have been bought, sold, captured, kidnapped, and exploited as slaves for centuries. Men and women, young and old snatched and coerced for labor, prostitution, slavery and sexual exploitation. To many Americans human trafficking seems like an issue that happens …

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I am Interchange: LGBTQ Language And Social Issues By Jennifer Sheets.

“That is so gay.” “Quit being such a homo.” “What a fag.” These hurtful and oppressive phrases have turned into flippant insults among friends, in which somehow “gay” and “queer” have become playful synonymous with “loser,” “failure,” and “abnormal.” This …

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I Am Interchange: Racism

By Jennifer Sheets

When Barack Obama ran for president in 2009 discussions of race inevitably ran rampant. Although some negative press made headlines, most people welcomed the idea of a black man for president. But then the media pushed the …

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