Whether it is the Black Lives Matter movement or North Carolina's recent bill that prevents transgender individuals from using the bathroom of the sex that an individual identities with, social justice remains an important topic. I
We should all know our limitations. But what we could easily do without is the concept of national borders -- at least as far as they limit the mobility of people. This idea may seem like a naïve utopia, but mobility without borders is already a reality.
Even with the enormous amount of attention on transgender issues, most people fail to realize that the transgender community has no legal protections against workplace discrimination, even though the problems are so rampant.
Can social media be a distraction? Absolutely. Will some students access questionable content? Yes. But many students use social media to enhance their learning, expand the reach of the classroom and fashion their own personal learning networks.
There is no better time for implementing an equity agenda than now. 37 million people live in poverty and many more are one paycheck away. All it takes is one health crisis or a downsizing at the office.