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suzannwillhite

VIEW: An Advocate for Feminism

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

  • 04/07/2021
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
Benya Kraus_0141

VIEW: Asian Americans in Rural America

you may know of your Asian neighbors, but how truly deep is your desire to know about our personal gifts, our cultures and histories, our immigration stories, and how hard our grandmothers worked to make a life for us?

  • 03/18/2021
Andrea Duarte-Alonso

VIEW: Vaccines and Small Towns Like Mine

It is unbelievable that almost a year ago the community of Worthington, where I live, became a coronavirus hotspot. I remember counting down the days until it hit my family.

  • 03/15/2021
Catherine Squires

View: Accountability, Punishment & Cancel Culture

Punishment culture encourages the view that an individual deserves harm — that the individual person is a “bad” person. Punishment marks someone as not worthy of belonging.

  • 03/09/2021
Ellie-Krug

VIEW: Honoring Mrs. Becker

In honor of Women’s History Month, I write about a woman who shaped me— she is largely the reason I became a writer.

  • 03/07/2021
suzannwillhite

VIEW: “Enough”

The American mythology of “pulling oneself up by one’s bootstraps” glosses over the hurdles and inequities of work and human value in our society. Labor and service work is undervalued and underpaid.

  • 03/04/2021
Benya Kraus_0141

VIEW: Three Stories of the Hard Kind of Love

What might love for place teach us about the people whom we learn to ignore?

  • 02/22/2021
DeVonna Philip Hussong Photographyl

VIEW: Black Joy, Politics, and Equity

If we could simply prove to more people that we have the ability to be happy, and that the laughter of our children brings us joy, it might shift minds.

  • 02/19/2021
Alexis Yeboah

VIEW: Why We Need Public Health Education

The U.S. has the most expensive healthcare and education system in the world, but is terrible at keeping people healthy and educated.

  • 02/16/2021
Andrea Duarte-Alonso

VIEW: COVID Blues

My thoughts were so extreme that I started hating my weakness to the virus and how I allowed it to consume me in such a hostile manner.

  • 02/16/2021
Ellie-Krug

VIEW: Making America Believe Again

If compassion is core to who you are, there is no problem that cannot be solved, no hurdle that cannot be jumped, and no divide that cannot be crossed.

  • 02/07/2021