Race & Equity

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…

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.…

“I Don’t See Colour”

Colour-blindness is the belief that there are no differences between different races and ethnicities; therefore,…

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…

Juneteenth: Salute The History and Science Of Its Origin

This is the second year Juneteenth is marked as a federal holiday. For the first…

As a Child of the Diaspora, Loss is Part of My Identity

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken has spoken out about the unprecedented immigration challenges at…

It’s time to stop expecting undocumented immigrants to solve our Social Security deficit

Last year, while volunteering as a tax preparer, I helped Alejandro (not his real name)…

“These Eyes”

Slant Eyes. That’s what they called me, On the playground, in class, on the bus.…

Why Our “New Normal” Feels Anything But

The US surpassed one million deaths from COVID-19 in early May and appears to be…

It’s Okay to Cry: Grieving as an Asian American

The United States marked a tragic milestone, 1 million COVID deaths. While the country is…

Self-Care for Sexual Assault Survivors

Another round of assault allegations are surfacing from survivors, this time, against boxing star Oscar De…

Asian American rage and why we must roar as if our lives depend on it

It’s May, Asian Pacific American Heritage month. As a sobering reminder, 2022 is the year…

The Winner Is: Art Club Continues Legacy of Supporting Black Women Artists

The image of the struggling artist is historic and ongoing. In particular, Black women artists…

One Less Gun in Kenosha

I know Kenosha, it’s a friendly enough place, usually quiet any time of year except…