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Transphobia: Pay Attention

Christa Leigh Steele-Knudslien, Viccky Gutierrez, Tonya Harvey, Celine Walker, Phylicia Mitchell, Zakaria Fry. These are the six transgender women who have been violently murdered in the mere two elapsed months of 2018 alone. You might not recognize anyone on this list. That’s because mainstream media denies them a second glance. That’s because most of the … Continue reading

Understanding the Persecution of the Rohingya

Myanmar is a Buddhist-majority Southeast Asian country, where 11 million Rohingya reside. The Rohingya people are currently known as the world’s “most persecuted minority.” They speak Ruaingga, also known as Rohingya, a dialect that is distinctly different from the others spoken throughout Myanmar, and are Muslim by majority. They are not considered one of the … Continue reading

A Thank You: Black History Month

African American voices and achievements have too long been ignored or marginalized by our society and political system. To counteract this, there must be wider racial representation within both our education system as well as the media. As a step towards this, Redefy has compiled a list of notable African American individuals throughout history who … Continue reading

Why Team USA’s Diversity Matters

While watching Team USA during the Opening Ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics, I was on the edge of my seat. There were a whopping 242 athletes proudly walking in, the most of any nation ever. On top of that, the group was very diverse, boasting 108 women, the largest amount internationally. Eleven African-Americans and … Continue reading