“Generation Z became increasingly aware of the valid criticisms of the “girlboss” archetype; though it placed women in similar positions of power as their male counterparts, it still enabled many to exhibit the same privilege to discriminate against their employees, (but this time with glittery pens and pink-heart emojis in their emails).”
“Past generations have fought for women’s rights, LGBTQ+ rights, the end of segregation, and have been the main proponents of where the country currently is in terms of progress. While violence against marginalized communities is still a concern and very much a reality, Gen Z has no right to act as though they are the first to notice these issues when they have been protested for decades. “
The word “unlearning” is one of many terms that stemmed from an upturn in online activism , and you may have already frequently heard it from many people online who sought to be better and “educate themselves” on anti-racism. So what exactly does unlearning mean, anyway? And how can you unlearn racist ideologies?
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Zenerations produces and shares teen based content such as articles, videos and creative pieces, on current events, pop culture, identity/personal story pieces, written by Generation Z, for Generation Z. We strive to connect the youth by helping them learn and read about today’s world through the perspectives of others in their age group, while following in the footsteps of the previous generations that have paved the way.