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Refugees vs. Evacuees?

Why does it piss you off so much when someone refers to the folks who were displaced as refugees vs. evacuees? It makes me mad because by definition, we are not refugees. We were being treated like refugees, but we … Continue reading

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Structural Racism: A Long Way to Go 

I love the Opt Ed section of the paper. I believe we all need to write at least one letter on something we’re passionate about in our lifetime. In saying that, I applaud this reader Re: “#TeachTruth: Don’t censor honest … Continue reading

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Change Culture Through the media

You often say that you aim to change culture through the media. Whether through your production company or the digital lifestyle community, Poderistas, you cofounded, is there a blueprint you follow to create transformative media? Artist and activist Favianna Rodriguez … Continue reading

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Memories

“You can’t have a short memory and be Black. You open yourself up for attack. You got to have a long memory, ‘cause we singing a long song.”-Dr. Koko Zauditu Selassie Positively Purging-I welcome your feedbacks in the comments and … Continue reading

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Diversity,Equity,Inclusion

Know the difference between “diversity,” “equity,” and “inclusion.” Though they’re often presented collectively as “DEI,” these terms each have their own meanings. To me, diversity means embracing and honoring a wide array of differences. It’s more than representing difference; it’s … Continue reading

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