Politics

The Machine That Ate Democracy: How Social Media and Big Data are Eradicating Voter Agency

Oh, glorious democracy! The only system in the world where the people can think and…

Enlightened Leadership of Black Women: Leading from the Side

Black women who lead from the side saved our presidency, and they will most likely…

Is This Another Reconstruction?

Yes. The pain of reconstruction is here. Now systems are shifting as many in the…

After Years of Neglect, The City of Dallas has an Opportunity to Actually Stand with Residents in Our Community

After failing for almost three years to address the dumping of 100,000 tons of illegal…

A Series of Letters to America During a Most Tumultuous Time

America, Why’d You Lie to Me? America, I have loved you since the day I…

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…