Race & Equity

Midnight

I just finished viewing a documentary about dark-skinned Black females, women with melanin magic, women…

Dear 53%

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

October is “Celebrating the Bilingual Child Month”

My four-year-old daughter, Xun — her name means wind in Chinese — started attending the…

The Cultural Legacy of “Negrita”

J.Lo is not Black nor does she claim that identity when she uses the term…

Critical Race Theory is Critical to Our Continued Understanding of Societal Injustice

Donald Trump recently issued a directive to end diversity and inclusion training that uses critical…

Reparations: How We Poll Affects Policy

Earlier this month, California’s Governor made Assembly Bill 3121, this creating a task force to…

Heritage Month: Translations Of One Humanity Beyond October

As immigrants in this country, many face hard realities like leaving our home countries due…

Reading is Essential to Political Power

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

Dialects and Discrimination

As recent as 2018, a French politician introduced a bill to stop the discrimination of…

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…

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…