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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.

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.

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.

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.

VIEW: Practicing Unity

I asked and listened to what voters told me about their hopes — about better jobs, wages, healthcare, and education. I also heard their fears — of more taxes, immigrants, gun laws, and “defunding the police.”

VIEW: Through an Immigrant’s Eyes

People like myself need to find ways to bring immigrants with us and use our platforms to elevate their stories by handing them the mic.

VIEW: Why Public Health and Why Now

In this country, despite our medical/industrial complexes, we seem to have a “sick-care” system — one that is focused on treating the symptoms but not the causes

VIEW: Don’t Ask Stacey Abrams to Clean Up the Mess

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Messages of “Black girl magic” are not pro-Black women. They are reflections of a culture that continues to see exceptional individualism as the solution, rather than part of the larger problem.

VIEW: Benya Kraus, “Why I Choose Rural”

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Our greatest civic duty, and indeed our most human duty, is to look closest to us and commit to our place — in the entirety of its beauty and challenges — and to sow it with hope, relationships, and imagination.

VIEW: Ellie Krug, “Trash”

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I spent several hours reading the notecards and remembering what it was like to be loved unconditionally.

VIEW: Suzann Willhite, “Seeking Equality”

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“Women’s issues” have not been adequately funded or supported since the founding of this country.