Racism’s Acclimation: Then and Now – A Commentary on Racism’s Immortal Grip on Black Empowerment

Racism’s Acclimation: Then and Now – A Commentary on Racism’s Immortal Grip on Black Empowerment

Seemingly finite, black oppression has had a full and assorted life. The 13th amendment was introduced and an end to slavery in the U.S. was ratified, but a ninety year stretch of legalised segregation by dint of Jim Crow Law followed. Today, 2020’s socio-political climate is not dissimilar as racial discrimination has adapted and evolved into systemic abuse and institutionally shrouded brutalities.

Period Poverty is an Unknown Consequence of Coronavirus Shutdowns

Period Poverty is an Unknown Consequence of Coronavirus Shutdowns

Covid-19 has aggravated existing societal inequalities. One issue which has been brought to light is that of period poverty. Period poverty exists and is exacerbated by Covid-19 and the virus has revealed the cracks in our system. One of these cracks is the lack of support and supplies for people who have periods.