Point of View

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Perspective: Cancel Culture

If someone is remorseful and willing to put in the work to make reparations, I do not think they should be “cancelled.” However, if that person were to express that they have no regrets, or proceed to behave in a similar manner, they absolutely should be.

  •  09/30/2020
Mikki-FeaturedPhoto-SW

Changing the Demographic

Gated communities are created largely to keep certain people out. How is the monotone nature of many decision-makers impacting society?

  •  09/22/2020

Community

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Intergenerational Perspective: Claudia Rankine and White Gatekeeping

White America has been in the business of creating false narratives and repressing all contrary evidence “since the time they had to justify turning people into property.”

  •  09/30/2020
Aaisha Abdullahi

Mobilizing New Voters

I began having conversations with my peers, asking if they had plans to vote. Many responded, “no, it does not pertain to me” or “I do not have time.”

  •  09/22/2020

Self

Ruth-Richardson

The Connection Between Childhood Trauma and Racism in Minnesota

Richardson opened with the reminder that we are beyond asking a child “what’s wrong with you” and are replacing it with “what has happened to you?”

  •  10/07/2020
Ebba

Opening the Door to Wilderness

Why are the terms “explore,” “conquer,” and “discover” so prevalent when we talk about the outdoors? These terms are callbacks to colonialism and the so-called Age of Discovery.

  •  09/22/2020