Race & Equity

Is This Another Reconstruction?

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

A Very Brief Look At How the U.S. Education System Has Failed Black Students

There was an acute feeling of shame when my eighth grade history teacher clicked on…

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…

Black Division is Also a Part of Black History

Nostalgic Black history does a disservice to younger people. The community of my childhood wasn’t…

COVID-19: Racial Disparities Among Immigrant Workers

Growing up, I remember seeing my father come home from a hot Texas summer’s day…

Ethnic Studies Saved My Life

A proposed legislation recognizing the centrality of race, ethnicity, and social justice in high school…

Black Health Matters

Black lives do indeed matter and we stand in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter…

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…

Let’s Resurrect the Critical Mission of Colleges of Education

According to research by the Economic Policy Institute, the growing teacher shortage in the nation’s…

Origins

Before I was born the erasure of my origins was imprinted in my genes 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,…

Women Faculty of Color Face Systemic Oppression in Academia

The tenure process is the academe’s “knee-on-neck” for faculty of color. Anyone who comes through this…

Biden Can’t Go Backwards on Criminal Justice Reform

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

We’re not separate from our environment.

My body lurched and pressed against the young male doctor in training next to me,…

What the US Flag Means to Me

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