Omayeli Arenyeka

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Omayeli Arenyeka

291 days ago

Can I Be Happy With My Male Partner When I Dream About Dating a Creative, Intellectual Woman?

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Omayeli Arenyeka

307 days ago

The Redemption and Rejection of Michelle Jones

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Omayeli Arenyeka

331 days ago

Asians are the loneliest Americans. The collective political consciousness of the ’80s has been replaced by the quiet, unaddressed isolation that comes with knowing that you can be born in this country, excel in its schools and find a comfortable place in its economy and still feel no stake in the national conversation.

What a Fraternity Hazing Death Revealed About the Painful Search for an Asian-American Identity

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Omayeli Arenyeka

331 days ago

Haven't even used glitch yet and already a huge fan 💜

Dash agrees: “The root of amateur is the Latin word for love, and our aesthetic follows from that quickly.”

Glitch: The Sleeper Coding Community Used By Facebook And Slack

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Omayeli Arenyeka

341 days ago

Capturing how things look fools us into thinking that we’ve captured their truth. But appearance is bare fact.

Getting Others Right

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Omayeli Arenyeka

341 days ago

Disability is always seen as a misfortune, and disabled characters are simply opportunities to demonstrate the kindness of the able-bodied protagonists.

Stories About Disability Don’t Have to Be Sad

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Omayeli Arenyeka

367 days ago

You don’t get justice with the politics of guilt. You get it with the politics of solidarity.

Why Suffer for Social Justice?

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Omayeli Arenyeka

394 days ago

Why Do We Project The Resistance Onto Melania Trump?

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Omayeli Arenyeka

404 days ago

What’s the Use of Regret?

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Omayeli Arenyeka

416 days ago

Have You Told Your Parents?

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Omayeli Arenyeka

442 days ago

If They Could Pay Us Less, They Would

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Omayeli Arenyeka

467 days ago

Treating depression is guesswork. Psychiatrists are beginning to crack the code.

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Omayeli Arenyeka

472 days ago

Africa is not a project, it is not summer school, for us that live here it our lives, our home and our future.

African startup future: infrastructure and access

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Omayeli Arenyeka

479 days ago

Every perception, no matter how objective it seems to the witness, is infused with personal beliefs.

The Law’s Emotion Problem

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Omayeli Arenyeka

483 days ago

The death of interactive infographics?

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Omayeli Arenyeka

485 days ago

It was like being a vegan cookbook — other people used you as a symbol for communicating about themselves.”

A story about discovery

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Omayeli Arenyeka

486 days ago

This is one of the saddest untold stories in American history — the way in which the victims of racist oppression and violence have hurt the bodies of their own children in an effort to protect them from a hostile society

Stop Beating Black Children

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Omayeli Arenyeka

547 days ago

. Don’t we all treat suffering as a disruption to existence, instead of an inevitable part of it?

One Man’s Quest to Change the Way We Die

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Omayeli Arenyeka

564 days ago

We’re born, we learn to be afraid, learn to be looked at, learn to be quiet, we bleed, we give birth, we age, we’re forgotten, and then we die.

Becoming Ugly

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Omayeli Arenyeka

574 days ago

No, I have no side code projects to show you

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Omayeli Arenyeka

593 days ago

What Nobody Tells You About Self-Care

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Omayeli Arenyeka

593 days ago

A Disabled Life Is a Life Worth Living

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Omayeli Arenyeka

608 days ago

How Rupi Kaur Became the Voice of Her Generation

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Omayeli Arenyeka

614 days ago

Mr. Trump embodies a fantasy of masculine power reclaimed.

The Men Feminists Left Behind

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Omayeli Arenyeka

614 days ago

I can take ownership of my privilege and write it into my career narrative.

Work hard, be nice to people and have rich parents: addressing privilege in the creative industry

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Omayeli Arenyeka

616 days ago

ou see, when you kill ten million Africans, you aren’t called ‘Hitler’. That is, your name doesn’t come to symbolize the living incarnation of evil. Your name and your picture don’t produce fear, hatred, and sorrow. Your victims aren’t talked about and your name isn’t remembered.

When You Kill Ten Million Africans You Aren’t Called ‘Hitler’

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Omayeli Arenyeka

617 days ago

Why So Many Minority Millennials Can't Get Ahead

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Omayeli Arenyeka

617 days ago

How I’d Waste My Superpowers

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Omayeli Arenyeka

621 days ago

Victims are not victims, not some fragile, sorrowful aftermath. Victims are survivors, and survivors are going to be doing a hell of a lot more than surviving.

Stanford Sexual Assault Case Survivor Emily Doe Speaks Out

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Omayeli Arenyeka

623 days ago

Black Teens Are Breaking The Internet And Seeing None Of The Profits

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Omayeli Arenyeka

626 days ago

OMFG 😂😂

If Women Wrote Men the Way Men Write Women

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Omayeli Arenyeka

629 days ago

Depression is more seductive,” he said. “Its tool is: ‘Wouldn’t it be way more comfortable to stay inside and not deal with people?’ Grief is an attack on life. It’s not a seducer.

Patton Oswalt: ‘I’ll Never Be at 100 Percent Again’

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Omayeli Arenyeka

639 days ago

We don’t have a choice but to talk to our son about Ferguson, Eric Garner, workplace frictions, Baltimore, Charlotte, Alton Sterling and on and on.

‘Only White People,’ Said the Little Girl

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Omayeli Arenyeka

639 days ago

But none of it, they concluded, would cause long lasting psychological harm.

Fifteen years later, it is clear they were wrong.

How U.S. Torture Left a Legacy of Damaged Minds

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Omayeli Arenyeka

639 days ago

Good news! Twitter isn’t the new Yahoo. It’s failing in a completely new way

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Omayeli Arenyeka

639 days ago

Yes, Petty Black Feminists ruined Birth of a Nation

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Omayeli Arenyeka

639 days ago

“No one owns this land. This land belongs to the earth. We are only caretakers. We’re caretakers of the earth.”

Amy Goodman Is Facing Jail Time for Reporting on the Dakota Access Pipeline. That Should Scare Us All.

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Omayeli Arenyeka

644 days ago

It’s not “adulting” to be able to create and stick to a budget or change a smoke detector battery, it’s “what people do because we all have to live life and exist in the world as something other than really tall toddlers.”

Stop Taking Pride In Not Knowing How To Do Basic Shit

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Omayeli Arenyeka

654 days ago

“No my friend. I sometimes believe that Africans will need visas for heaven too.”

Traveling while African and trying to appease the visa gods

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Omayeli Arenyeka

654 days ago

Have I not yet proven I have no long-term intentions in your countries? And what if I did? Am I a criminal for wanting to live elsewhere? Or is it my muddy feet you fear will dirtify your white couches? I will clean them at the door.

Traveling while African and trying to appease the visa gods

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Omayeli Arenyeka

659 days ago

At 26 years of age, and one of the fastest people in the world, he joined a special league of sportspeople who used their platform at the Olympics to perform audacious acts of political and human rights activism.

A life of discrimination and fear led an Ethiopian marathoner to protest on the world stage

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Omayeli Arenyeka

660 days ago

I may be naturally reserved, and more comfortable alone than I will ever be in a crowd, but I am not at the mercy of my nature.

Am I Introverted, or Just Rude?

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Omayeli Arenyeka

669 days ago

Here’s the thing about a community college commencement: It’s not just joy-filled, it’s triumphant. Because for many of the people proudly waving their diplomas, this day was far from a certainty.

The Community College/‘Real College’ Divide

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Omayeli Arenyeka

675 days ago

“No one takes their family into hiding in the heart of an occupied city unless they are out of options,” notes Mattie J. Bekink, a consultant at the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam. “No one takes their child on a flimsy boat to cross the Mediterranean unless they are desperate.”

Anne Frank Today Is a Syrian Girl

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Omayeli Arenyeka

675 days ago

Men who want their wives at home while they celebrate the professional successes of their daughters.

Why Men Want to Marry Melanias and Raise Ivankas

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Omayeli Arenyeka

675 days ago

But in my position as a black female reader, I pour into stories and leave them feeling more stupefied than full, wondering if boredom in literature is another form of white privilege—one that women of color cannot access as society’s direct adversaries.

Reading Bored White Girls

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Omayeli Arenyeka

679 days ago

Finally, it seemed, there was a female innovator who was indeed able to personify the Valley’s vision of itself—someone who was endeavoring to make the world a better place.

Exclusive: How Elizabeth Holmes’s House of Cards Came Tumbling Down

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Omayeli Arenyeka

684 days ago

'Birth of a Nation' actress Gabrielle Union: I cannot take Nate Parker rape allegations lightly

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Omayeli Arenyeka

692 days ago

“The Five Stages of Drowning” is from the book “Incendiary Art,” upcoming from Northwestern University Press in February 2017.

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Omayeli Arenyeka

772 days ago

“The Five Stages of Drowning” is from the book “Incendiary Art,” upcoming from Northwestern University Press in February 2017.

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