Opinion

False Sense of Shelter: Wounds of Violence Assault Reproductive Justice

The constant drumbeat of news of the global pandemic of COVID-19 may render a false…

The Party That Shook Up The World: The Legend of D-NICE and Collective Joy During a Global Pandemic

We’ve seen this movie before, right? It is why art-making, craft and creating is as…

Underserved and Overlooked: Crippling Community Development Within Dallas

West Dallas is my home away from home. As Community Engagement Manager at Wesley-Rankin Community…

What it Cost to be Adopted

The New York Times (NYT) recently published a piece, “What I Spent to Adopt My…

When Data Excludes Older Adults

Recent advances in technology have paved way for better diabetes management. But while these innovations,…

Her Skin, Her Disability Underneath

My mom tilts her head, smiling timidly at the cashier until I scuttle to the…

Words Hurt: Racism and Microaggressions

Something that has always irked me is when adoptees speak out about racism and microaggressions…

Gotcha Day: Turning the Private into the Public

Saturday, November 23 is the official GOTCHA DAY, aka National Adoption Awareness Day. (NAD) in…

Racial Equity NOW: Dallas Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation

These past few weeks, months, and years have been inundated with tragic stories with a…

10 Ways to Honor the Anniversary of the 19th Amendment

The fight for women’s rights in America is as old as our young nation. It…

The Silent Minority: Women Veteran Owned Businesses

With six female veterans now standing guard (as I like to call it) on Capitol…

The Professional Woman Needs a New Image

Recently The Cut ran an article very appropriately titled Real Equality Is When We Can…