One day, perhaps we can sober up and stop expecting politicians working within oppressive systems to offer us real relief from the systemic problems we face. Alternatively, we can have a huge panic attack and make our friends call EMS on us.
Don’t only wonder if what you’re saying makes sense, or is appropriate. Consider what you have to believe about yourself, society, or morality in order to say it. It’ll teach you a lot about yourself.
In June, President Vincent Price published a statement about anti-racist initiatives. In December, Duke's alumni magazine published a letter to the editor that gaslighted anti-Black oppression, shamed BIPOC for their marginalization and demonstrated overt racism.
Our new minor, believed to be just the second of its kind in American higher education, will not solve these problems. But it does signify a key step in what promises to be a very long journey.
To engage in pleasure-based sex is to release yourself from your mind’s prison, from managing and calculating your every appearance, sound and movement, and from enduring pain or discomfort to save your partner’s ego.
Part 2 of our Discrimination episode presents discrimination as a nuanced problem, delving a bit further into the issue on campus and discussing potential solutions as outlined by the Duke community.