Race & Equity

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…

Navigating the College Experience During a Pandemic

In all honesty, having Covid derail my senior year wasn’t a fun experience. No prom,…

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,…

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…

The Black Cosplay Community

The cosplay community has always been an important part of my life, long before I…

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…

“The Revolution will not be Comfortable”

In recent weeks, Facebook groups have imploded and splintered to form new explicitly anti-racist groups. Fandoms are divided online…

I Can’t

We’ve been talking a lot and rioting on I Can’t Breathe, but the reality is—and…

Mistaken? A Racist Tale in 3 Parts

My mom named me after one of the Disney Mouseketeers, Karen. (We won’t discuss my…