Opinion

The Gentrification of Thrifting

It’s the first day of middle school. I’ve tied my locs into a half up…

Reparations: How We Poll Affects Policy

Earlier this month, California’s Governor made Assembly Bill 3121, this creating a task force to…

Why Fiddling is the Perfect Hobby During Quarantine

During these days of pandemic uncertainty, many Americans have taken up all sorts of new…

Heritage Month: Translations Of One Humanity Beyond October

As immigrants in this country, many face hard realities like leaving our home countries due…

Don’t Buy That Sweater. It’s Exploiting a Woman.

It creeps into your feed as you try to avoid more bad news: a richly-colored…

Reading is Essential to Political Power

The ability and willingness to read has always enabled upward social mobility. Reading is a…

Dialects and Discrimination

As recent as 2018, a French politician introduced a bill to stop the discrimination of…

Give Voice to Those With Communication Disorders

Forty million Americans have communication disorders, according to the American Speech Language Hearing Association. That…

Karen, Meet Kamala: Candidates of Color are the Future

The nomination of Kamala Harris as Joe Biden’s vice president has sent Republicans into a…

White People, Uprooting Racism in Our Inner Circles is on Us

A few months ago, my parents and I ended a decade-long political standoff. It took…

Who Should Define Religious Freedom and Our Nation’s Moral and Spiritual Future?

The combination of two recent Supreme Court rulings—one allowing public funds to be allocated to parochial…

What the United Nations Monitors Believe

It took less than 10 minutes for the daylight lynching of George Floyd. It was…

Southlake Carroll School District Gets an “F” in Racial Equity

This country is experiencing a long overdue reckoning. George Floyd’s murder seemed a tipping point,…

It’s Time for the Left to Reclaim Patriotism

Last weekend, the country lost a man who fought for voting rights, for justice, for…

Breath And Hands: Both Unite For A New Normal

Breath. It connects two concurrent pandemics—the threat to breath and life due to coronavirus and…