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Adrienne Lauby

The Joy of Hope

By Z Ah — December — that wonderful month when the world softens — hearts fill with warmth and the world chills for a moment. I love watching my old films favorites – A Christmas Carol with Alistair Sims and It’s a Wonderful Life with Jimmy Stewart. Now, how white …

Examining My Racial Blinders

by Wendy Millstine Back in January, I was watching the Netflix mini-series called Maid. The series addresses domestic abuse, violence, poverty, addiction, codependency, mental health, and social work. The series is loosely based on the author Stephanie Land’s best-selling memoir, Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to …

The Case for Humility

The Case for Humility by Wendy Millstine I had the privilege of hearing activist and author DeRay McKesson speak on his new book, On the Other Side of Freedom: The Case for Hope. He spoke from a place of personal life stories, on-the-ground activist experience, and strategies for keeping up …