At the end of the day, to work towards a better and more diverse future, we must all work together. While the world looks and feels divided now, there is hope for a future where everyone feels welcome and safe.
Racial discrimination is a very prevalent issue, so it is important to be educated from a young age about the significance of diversity and acceptance. By being educated, it is easier to be more accepting of others.
One of the biggest misconceptions of our time is how we think Martin Luther King Jr., or MLK, was only a peaceful civil rights activist. MLK challenged more than just racial oppression in the United States; he also challenged economic injustice.
Diversity in Hollywood has been a controversial topic for quite some time now. A cast full of different races, body types, sexualities, mental illnesses, and disabilities help portray and normalize a broad range of groups that need representation in the media that so much of the world readily consumes, especially children.
It is impossible to truly and fully understand the experiences of all identities; through learning, our best hope is to become humble enough to acknowledge the limits of our consciousness and value the experiences of others more.
January 6th serves as a reminder of all the work that still needs to be done. The work does not end now, nor anytime in the near future.
Knowledge helps us become more objective about the differences that exist in our communities, and it will also help us appreciate how these differences can bring us together.
Jasmine Guillory’s The Proposal has brought an element to contemporary romance fiction that is rarely utilized: diversity. In The Proposal,…