April 2nd is World Autism Awareness Day

In this day and age, a lot of offense is brought about because so many serious matters are tossed around lightly, used as jokes or insults or simply inaccurate descriptions. A less-known but still prime example of this is the word autistic, often describing someone who does something that could be considered stupid. That is … Continue reading

Lutalica… and our Identity

(courtesy of Pixabay) Lutalica (n). the part of your identity that doesn’t fit into categories (The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows) Categories abound. When we are born, we are born with a name, gender, nationality, religion, and race. And that’s alright. There are categories, and we are placed into them. There are always outliers; but given … Continue reading

The Clean Air Campaign!

The Clean Air Campaign!

Redefy could not be more thrilled to share the Clean Air Campaign!  This project was spearheaded by Cierra Moore (Vice President of Redefy), Abby Atkeson (Head Officer of Film), and Alexis Davis (Film Team Member). The Clean Air Campaign is an effort to rid our vocabularies of derogatory terms, racial slurs, micro-aggressions, and words and phrases … Continue reading

Interview: Dr. Omid Safi

Interview: Dr. Omid Safi

Redefy Interview with Dr. Omid Safi Interview by Ziad Ahmed (Founder and President of Redefy) On Wednesday, September 9th, I had the incredible opportunity to interview Professor Omid Safi. Dr. Omid Safi is a Professor of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at Duke University. He is also the Director of the Duke Islamic Studies Center, … Continue reading

2015: Official Reflection

2015 was redefy’s second full year in existence. Our mission for 2015 was to reduce racial prejudice and hate within our community — and beyond. This year was absolutely massive for redefy, and we’ve really accomplished more than we could have ever imagined. We’ve grown immensely, learned profoundly, and advocated effectively, and are excited to … Continue reading