Do you remember when you were a kid and the way you looked at your parents? I do. You looked… Read more An Analogy for these Times
I explore why there is such a visceral response to the desire for equality, and my own struggles with my identity as a mixed race person.
By Christian Curet I wear this mask to protect them, to make them feel safe protected from the fear you… Read more The Masks We Wear
In The Great Gatsby, Daisy, the golden girl and Gatsby’s love interest, says of her daughter, “I hope she’ll be… Read more The Absolute Hell of Raising a Strong Daughter
“He hurt me, he scarred me, and even at forty-four it’s changed me forever. I thought of my students who’ve been through this and worse. It doesn’t matter if it happens if you’re fourteen or forty-four, it changes you, how you view the world. How you view yourself. For the first time, I could see myself as something else besides a strong, female teacher. I could be a strong woman.”