Opinion

Wealth does not protect Black Americans from poor health— in some ways, it may make them sicker.

Fans got emotional as Serena Williams played in the U.S. Open recently for likely the final time, and…

Climate Change Activists, Please Stop Talking about the Apocalypse

The buzz around Noach Baumbach’s latest film, “White Noise,” based on Don DeLillo’s eponymous novel,…

The COVID-19 outbreak and the flexibility of remote work have sparked an explosion of homeschooling.

Consider that about 3% of students in the US were homeschooled prior to the pandemic,…

Coping with climate grief on National Grief Awareness Day

Americans are grieving our climate losses. We need to reach acceptance—and action. National Grief Awareness…

Fireflies at risk of extinction are pop culture phenomenons in the U.S. Here’s what can be done to save them.

A recent Luminate study found that older music is becoming more popular than new music…

STOP THE MADNESS: UKRAINE TREATMENT OF PEOPLE WITH INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES SHOULD PROMPT ACTION TO SUPPORT VITAL WORKERS

Horrific conditions facing people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) was in the news again.…

The Supreme Court Roe v. Wade decision should prompt action on disability rights and accessibility

On June 24, the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. In a concurring opinion, Justice…

The healthcare system failed my mom, a retired nurse, will it fail yours?

Approximately 54.1 million Americans are 65 or older and this number is projected to increase…

The Climate Emergency Keeps Getting Worse. Young Climate Leaders are the Solution.

President Biden recently addressed the climate emergency, an emergency I’ve experienced since childhood. The climate…

The overturning of Roe v. Wade will just create more violence

It happened. The historic moment that many across the U.S. either dreaded or cheered has…

From Political Pawns to Punchlines: Leave Adoptees Out of Your Abortion Arguments (and Memes)

“We will adopt your baby” posts went viral on Twitter only days after the Supreme Court’s…

Piece by Piece: Dobbs Decision Chips Away At Privacy, Individual Rights

Since the Supreme Court of the United States fundamentally altered life for women in this…

Climate change through our perception of reality: the perils of our cognitive biases

There is no issue more existential than climate change, and no consequence more tragic than…

I’m an Environmental Educator. Attacks on CRT Also Threaten Environmental Justice Education.

Teachers have been leading the only national protests about anti-history education and anti-Critical Race Theory…

National Black Family Cancer Awareness Week is June 16-22

The unique intersection between Black Americans and cancer is a topic we can no longer…