Lately, I’ve been musing on what a perfect place would look like, and how far away from it we truly are.
The media tends to render Asian Americans as either “perpetual foreigner” or “model minority” – both stereotypes that have been levied in tandem against immigrants from Asia since the 1830s.
This week, we lost the creator of the cassette tape. Interestingly, Lou Ottens freely admitted that he made it out of spite … and he’s certainly not alone.
While many accuse the digital media of biased, unbalanced reporting, the truth is that it is nothing new.
Recently, we’ve supported women who have bravely spoken about their trauma. However, the denial of Meghan Markle’s experience makes me think we’ve missed the point.
This week has reinforced that the weight of memory is carried by the victim. The perpetrator can choose not to remember.
On February 10, 1971, heavily armed officers moved in on a house occupied by Black Panther activists – marking a policing trajectory toward a more militarized response to Black activism.
Caitlin Johnstone points out, during these unprecedented times, unprecedented things can happen and we can create a healthier world together.
As America turns the page on a dark period, Christy Powers contemplates fresh chances for honest change and renewed hope for our country.