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How to Not Kill Our Sons

How to Not Kill Our Sons

by | May 15, 2018

This is a call to action. Stop killing our sons, literally and metaphorically. Make a connectio

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Calling the Police on People of Color

Calling the Police on People of Color

by | May 14, 2018

Seemingly everywhere from department stores to college dorms, each week brings a new story of a

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Hawaiian Volcanoes: Metaphor for Media Diversity

Hawaiian Volcanoes: Metaphor for Media Diversity

by | May 13, 2018

The best diversity can do at this point seems to be to establish vertical silos addressing sepa

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Mothering Behind Bars

Mothering Behind Bars

by | May 9, 2018

As we grow older, Mother's Day evokes grief over the loss of grandmothers and other mother figu

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African-Americans and Asian Americans in Dialogue?

African-Americans and Asian Americans in Dialogue?

by | May 6, 2018

I write to my African-American friends to suggest three reasons for including Asian Americans i

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Find Your Tribe and You Find Your Health and Success

Find Your Tribe and You Find Your Health and Success

by | May 3, 2018

Those we keep closest to us are a reflection of us and we, in some ways, become like them. Choo

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The Urgency of Supporting the University of Puerto Rico

The Urgency of Supporting the University of Puerto Rico

by | May 2, 2018

The economic crisis in Puerto Rico is a humanitarian issue. Puerto Ricans on the island are Ame

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Fix Yo’ Face: Angela Rye, Me, and Cardi B

Fix Yo’ Face: Angela Rye, Me, and Cardi B

by | May 1, 2018

Over the years, I have heard comments about how I need to control my “emotions” because the

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Cosby Verdict Historic for Women, People of Color, Diversity

Cosby Verdict Historic for Women, People of Color, Diversity

by | April 30, 2018

When the right verdict was reached in the Bill Cosby trial, it was truly historic. For women, f

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Bill Cosby Isn’t a Victim

Bill Cosby Isn’t a Victim

by | April 29, 2018

What I did not expect was that we would come to the close of Sexual Assault Awareness and Preve

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Black Lives Continually  Demeaned, Devalued, Dehumanized

Black Lives Continually Demeaned, Devalued, Dehumanized

by | April 24, 2018

Walking while Black. Sitting in a public space while Black. Asking for help while Black. Merely

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The Hate U Give

The Hate U Give

by | April 23, 2018

It takes only one person to change the trajectory of youth of color and invest in them when the

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It’s Time to Secure the Vote

It’s Time to Secure the Vote

by | April 22, 2018

In spite of our professed love of voting as one of the most precious and fundamental features o

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Stress and Overtraining Can Derail Your Workouts

Stress and Overtraining Can Derail Your Workouts

by | April 19, 2018

Overtraining is rooted in stress and can sabotage your workouts. To avoid overtraining and get

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Tension By Choice: Reflecting on Code-Switching and Living Two Lives

Tension By Choice: Reflecting on Code-Switching and Living Two Lives

by | April 18, 2018

Although I recognize that many first-generation students experience code-switching and feeling

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