Last week, on November 29, the State of Missouri killed Kevin Johnson.
In a documentary by Alexandra Stergiou, an audition reveals the range of emotions that accompany the acceptance of one’s sexuality.
Over and over, I read and hear about power. The United States is a power, a great power, a super-power locked in ineluctable contests with other powers that pundits comment … Continue reading →
In this award-winning film written and directed by Hisko Hulsing, a man is robbed and stabbed on a metro train. As he lays dying, a friendship from his youth flashes before his eyes.
White Christian Nationalism now forms the basis of the Republican Party and is now targeting every facet of public life.
Here’s the full list of the people the murdered have kissed.
Here’s a pair of slippers made of birds’ beaks, ear plugs made of screams.
Robust civic life requires a renewed focus on civics and history in our public schools and a reversal of a decades-long trend limiting instructional time.
My father opened the trunk,
tossed me my glove with a worn
hardball tucked in its pocket, eased
into a catcher’s crouch as I paced
60 feet away.
We’re now on a tipping-point planet.
It’s quiet in the room where I am writing.
Bright afternoon sun flows in, oblique,
glorious light in these days of mourning,
perfection pouring down on a shattered world.
Valerie Blue Bird Jernigan: Ending food insecurity in Native communities means restoring land rights, handing back control
For Indigenous people in the U.S., food is considered a sacred gift. Healthy and bountiful produce is received when we care for the land.
The Rule of Engagement, along with the coat and tie dress code, was one of the university’s two unbreakable traditions. It involved saying “Hi!” to everyone you encountered, or – if that person were first to greet you – responding in kind. I was taken aback at first, not so much by the idea of saying hello to a stranger crossing campus, but by the mindset that required me to say it, and say it, and say it again, all day long, no matter my mood and no matter who it was coming up alongside me.
can resist a man who cooks for them,
my brother said. It’s your only hope to find love