Columnist Julia Chaffers argues that we should not expect ourselves to meet normal expectations in our current reality.
As we eventually negotiate the aftermath of this crisis, this data should be a moment of reckoning that motivates reparative and preventative measures to support the health of people of color, pandemic or not.
Columnist Julia Chaffers argues that the current government response to coronavirus in the United States prioritizes profits over lives.
The idea that athletes have nothing productive to add to our national conversation and that their intelligence begins and ends with their ability to run routes and read defenses shapes the way many people think about even our most dominant sports figures.
It is difficult to hold someone accountable who is not beholden to anyone for funding. It is challenging to campaign against someone who can drown you out with an unending stream of advertising and the media coverage that accompanies it.
Columnist Julia Chaffers argues that the International Olympic Committee undermines its claim to values like equality by silencing athletes taking politically-motivated actions.
America is unlike any other country on the planet in terms of amount of firearms and frequency of gun violence. Continuing to do nothing enforces this pattern, and the cycle will continue.
“Politics” is not some abstract term, some definable thing we can cordon off in one corner of society. “Politics” encompasses everything in our lives, and touches everything we do.
The team’s commitment to lifting others up as they rise presents an example for each of us, aspiring World Cup winners or otherwise. They show us how to use our reach to fight for equality, for ourselves and for others, in whatever we do.