Recent events at Mizzou remind me of parts of my experience at the University of Michigan that are pretty painful. As a student activist on campus, I often pushed back against institutional and student-body racism in a way that left me feeling vulnerable and exposed throughout undergrad. One evening I was walking down State St. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I left Chicago over a year ago, and somehow it still feels like I am reading a magazine, blog or newspaper piece about the rates of violence in Chicago, at least once a week… Most of it is exaggerated, and the narrative seems to be a go-to for writers who need a sensationalist headline. The […]Continue Reading... No Comments.