Columnists

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
Ellie-Krug

VIEW: Aunt Margaret

“When I was in the orphanage, they put me in charge of the younger children because I could relate, because I cared. I guess that’s carried over.”

  • 05/14/2021
suzannwillhite

VIEW: Share This With Men for Mother’s Day

Women have had to advocate mostly for themselves with less power in leadership, government, business, and politics to make desired changes in laws and policies.

  • 05/07/2021
Catherine Squires

VIEW: Prioritizing Black Mothers

When we say we cannot afford quality child care for all, culturally supportive birth options, and fair housing, we are being disingenuous. What we are saying is that we prefer to spend the money in other ways.

  • 04/24/2021
Alexis Yeboah

VIEW: The Emotional Labor of Black Women

In a better world, my professor would have course-corrected this student. I was left alone to do it in a way that was free to my peers but costly to me.

  • 04/12/2021
Ellie-Krug

VIEW: Blind Spot

On the flight back to Minneapolis I researched why “tribe” and “tribalism” are so problematic. I learned that the words originated with white Christian conquerors and their violence toward not only Native people, but Africans as well.

  • 04/04/2021
suzannwillhite

VIEW: An Advocate for Feminism

Feminism grounded in solidarity as opposed to ‘success’.”

  • 04/03/2021