Columnists

suzannwillhite

VIEW: Hypocrisy

I believe that if you agree with a value, it should apply whatever “side” you are on.

  • 09/13/2021
Ellie-Krug

Tick… Tock…

The pressure became nearly unbearable and that time clock on the back of my head transformed more and more into a Frankenstein-like monster.

  • 09/01/2021
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Trauma and the Chauvin Trial

The old white guard gets to define what trauma is, and that quickly snowballs into who gets chemical dependency treatment or who gets health care because how people exhibit their trauma doesn’t fit into that white framework.

  • 08/25/2021
Alexis Yeboah

VIEW: Gun Violence Is a Public Health Issue

Simply from August 7 to 10 this year, there were more than 15 shooting incidents reported in Minneapolis, and ten of them were fatal.

  • 08/17/2021
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VIEW: Caring for Our Essential Infrastructure

Will we support bills that value these workers with adequate training, fair wages, and benefits to show them how essential they really are?

  • 08/12/2021
Catherine Squires

VIEW: Time to Mourn, Time for Care

New Zealand’s Treasury has developed the Living Standards Framework (LSF) to create an index of wellbeing to gauge whether government policies support a society where “people can live lives they have reason to value.”

  • 08/02/2021
Ellie-Krug

VIEW: Commando

Women, find your freedom. Live it. Love it. Be grateful for it.

  • 07/07/2021
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VIEW: Apathy or Action?

In 1776, the Declaration of Independence was intended for mainly white men.

  • 07/06/2021
Ellie-Krug

VIEW: Hot Mess

For me, it is about wanting to be loved as the true, real me — a woman with a way-too-deep-voice, who is an idealist trying to change the world for the better with what time she has left.

  • 06/10/2021
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VIEW: A Mural Grows in St. James

To honor St. James, a former resident living in Atlanta asked a Latinx artist to work on a mural to capture what makes the community so unique.

  • 06/10/2021
suzannwillhite

VIEW: Sharing Personal Stories

My suggestion is: Tell your story.

  • 06/08/2021
Alexis Yeboah

VIEW: Black Mental Health Awareness

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a time for us to promote the use of, advocate the need for, and

  • 05/21/2021