Flexing Your Gray Matter

Black and White (Mississippi) Magic

My first job was at an alternative school. Though almost every kid there was white, that school still managed to be racist.  More

Pulling Off Masks That Don’t Fit

Before I tell you what I found in public records, I have to bore you with my academic creds. It’s the shot I have at not being written...  More

This is Not a Democracy: On the Realities of Voter Suppression and Voter Fraud

Voter suppression in America is not a myth. Its history is embedded in the nation’s history, and it continues today.  More

Talking with the Past: Tips for Dementia Caregivers

Let’s take a minute to imagine you are going on a road trip. You start the journey as the driver, but at some point you find yourself in...  More

Pulling Off Masks That Don’t Really Fit

Before I tell you what I found in public records, I have to bore you with my academic creds. It’s the shot I have at not being written...  More

Black & White (Mississippi) Magic

Dredging up memories seems pointless to some. If we can't take those moments and learn from them, they would be right. Healing doesn't work...  More

Southern Identity and the Weight of Symbols

In 2007, Rich Cohen wrote an essay for Vanity Fair called “Becoming Adolf.” Cohen’s idea, which he openly conceded was reckless, was...  More

Dehumanization and Just a Wee Talk of Murder

The last few days, a certain type of man has been crawling across our Facebook page like a bag of cockroaches exploded. I’ve been keeping...  More

COVID-19 & Corporate Morality

I like money. I especially like my money. I am a wife and mom who works hard, and although I do love to shop for myself and my family, I...  More

Struggling with “Consent”? My Dog Can Help

Doppler is the younger of my two dogs—I call them both puppies. They are both (technically) seniors. Doppler was nine months old when we...  More

Special Features

A Note From the Editor: In case you've been following along on Facebook, you might notice this title... More
I had a fantastic race yesterday. It was an endurance tri—1 mile swim, 32-mile bike, and an 8-mile... More
Outside of dreams, the first time I flew without wings was as a passenger in a car that flipped over.... More

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