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The Price of Survival

By: Morghan Phillips, Research Assistant at the Pauli Murray Project at Duke University’s Franklin Humanities Institute   I am not a patient person, especially when...[Read More]

The Time to Act

By KaKi McKinney, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America We see “Breaking news: Active school shooting” and we quickly check our phones to...[Read More]

Valentine’s Day As a Grown Up

It’s Valentine’s Day and I find myself reflecting on how things have changed over the years. In elementary school the day was all about coming...[Read More]

She’s a Dreamer

During the second semester of 2014, I received a call from a student asking specific details about our affordable housing programs. In particular, the young...[Read More]

March on the World

How many miles have you put on your shoes since last year’s Women’s March? I walked more than 17,000 steps in D.C. on that day,...[Read More]

My Daughter’s Self Image

My first childbirth experience was one that I was determined to go as smooth as possible, but I knew to be realistic. I knew it...[Read More]

Lines in the Sand

Last year was the year when lines were drawn in the sand. There were the Trump and Never-Trumpers, there was Black Lives Matter and Blue...[Read More]

Rome Won’t Burn

I live and breath the news. I have since I was 13. It lead me to working in a newsroom for 15 years where the...[Read More]