Will the Real Black Men Please Stand Up? By Tracy “Mind.Evolution.” Caldwell

Imagine walking up the street just minding your business as a heterosexual male, you have to walk by a group of homosexual males. There...

Get it Together by Kimolee Eryn

“Get it together” is insulting. As if Pouring tears of frustration at the thought of being upset about things I’ve been made to feel...

Black People, Christian Fundamentalism, & Halloween

Why the Hangups?  By Tiffani Jones In a matter of days, adults and children will spill out into the streets in costumes, putting on a spectacle...

As I See It: The Church & Halloween By Rev. Stephen Camp

What’s all the fuss? Halloween is coming. Ghost and goblins abound. Kids are overwhelmed with candy and treats. But some in the church object,...

Moving from Artifacts to Facts of Art By Michael Bernard Beckwith

True living means embracing the evolutionary impulse that’s lodged within our very soul. This impulse activates our forever unfolding potential so that every single...

DNA By Tony “teejinx” Jenkins

Maybe the issue is us? Maybe it's because we learned what we were taught so well? You can teach a dog to meow, but...

How the Clash Between Politics, Sports and Race is shaping the News By Demetrius...

This year has been a year filled with exhilaration, exuberance, vivacity, suspense, and controversy in the national sports scene. The Mayweather-McGregor fight was perhaps the...

Pro-Choice Values Matter: The Anti-Choice Movement is Hiding in our Backyard by Erica Crowley

This is a war. It’s a war on our bodies and our lives, and on this sidewalk, is where you’ll see that ugliness first...

Moving Hartford Forward by Rep. Angel Arce

I love Hartford. It’s the place I’ve called home since I was six years old. Hartford is a great city because of its people,...

Exposure Doesn’t Pay the Bills: Taking the FREE out of Freelance by Tiffani Jones

“Eff You, Pay Me.” -Goodfellas Adrienne Graham’s 2011 Forbes essay, “No, You Can't Pick My Brain. It Costs Too Much” forever changed how I navigated...

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Dear Depression, For the last decade or less, we’ve been in a toxic relationship. Having you in my life made me feel weak and useless...

The Superwoman Syndrome by Doris Smith

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Dear Superwoman Society by Dayeshell Muhammad

Dear Superwoman Society, I am writing to you on behalf of nineteen women whom I personally know and have recently made members of the Superwoman...