The New Resistance: Dispatches from the Women’s March

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After witnessing the historic gatherings worldwide in support of women and equality last month, I invited people who attended the Women’s March in different cities to share their stories. Thank you to everyone who marched and to those who actively support […]

Try One New Thing a Day to Diversify Your Life

The “Our City Exhibition” features a walkable installation based on Cousins’ “Mapping Soulville.”

We’re told we shouldn’t spend all our time partying as a socialite, or as a workaholic at the office, or pumping iron as a gym rat. Following the three pillars of career, relationships, and self we’re supposed to be well-rounded […]

Emma McIlroy is a Wild Feminist

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I was recently introduced to Emma McIlroy and immediately developed a business-crush. The CEO of cult fashion brand Wildfang, she invited me to their monthly Free Speech event, a wild feminist spin on The Moth. I loved everything about the event, […]

February 2017: Exploring Diversity

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As a multiracial woman, I often get the benefit of the doubt for being inclusive. I’m a one-person diversity solution and occasionally, spokesperson. I’m not sure it’s deserved. I have blind spots. I sometimes make incorrect assumptions based on the […]

Past Present Podcast: Aleppo, Japanese Internment, and Kwanzaa

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In this week’s episode, Niki, Natalia, and Neil debate US involvement in Syria, the legacy of Japanese-American internment, and the 50th anniversary of the first Kwanzaa. Aleppo A cease-fire in Aleppo has brought a temporary halt to the assault on the city’s civilians […]

Past Present Podcast: Rigged Elections, Wikileaks, and Self-Care

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In this week’s episode, Neil, Natalia, and Niki debate the history of rigged elections, Wikileaks, and the importance of self-care. Rigged Elections Donald Trump has already declared the 2016 presidential race a rigged election. We discussed the history of claiming rigged elections. […]