Empowering Women To Walk With Pride

For most women, sexual assault is a harsh reality. Many let their stories go untold — whether it’s because they fear revenge, revived trauma, people’s skepticism, or lack of justice from the legal system. Jodi Lasky, however, refused to suppress her story. A man once took away her power after she refused his unwelcome advances, …

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Cultivating Change in A Consumerist Society

Recently I visited H St Farms in northeast DC, a rooftop retail garden. It was a sunny day out, and I strolled among rows of veggies, fruits, herbs, spices, and flowers while chatting with the founder, Niraj Ray. Years ago, Niraj moved from NYC to attend graduate school in Florida. His father first inspired him …

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The Confusing Subject of Cultural Appropriation

We frequently hear of celebs being accused of cultural appropriation for sporting certain hair styles, wearing certain clothing, acting a certain way. Then there are stories about more average people like you and I, such as the girl who wore a traditional Chinese dress to prom (read about it here). The Internet debates always hotly …

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