Politics

History Repeats Itself in D.C., the Legacy of Racial Violence Continues

As Washington, D.C. authorities arrested and ousted the extremist hate group leader linked to the…

When “Give Me Liberty” Means “Give Me Death”: The Crazy Rich Asians Perspective on COVID-19

In the (amazing and perfect) movie Crazy Rich Asians, the haughty matriarch Eleanor Young declares,…

Biden Can’t Go Backwards on Criminal Justice Reform

Joe Biden campaigned openly on decarceration and reducing racial disparity in criminal justice and rehabilitation. …

What the US Flag Means to Me

It’s time to let the United States flag fly freely once again as a symbol…

The Spiritual Fruits of Learning to See

On the eve of the 2020 presidential election, anxiety is mounting over the looming prospect…

Dear 53%

“Dear women of color, time to get in formation.” This single sentence tweet from She…

Reading is Essential to Political Power

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

What It Means to “Trust the Body” in The Time of Trump

“Facts matter” flashes across screens constantly as an important contrast to the swirl of misinformation…

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…

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…

Breathing Space: An American Muslim Experiences Protests and Rallies

“It’s like Eid prayer at the convention center,” My eight year old daughter looked up…