Othering & Belonging Conference April 8 – 10 Oakland, California

I returned from this conference with renewed energy and hope. Specifically listening and learning from conference speaker Haben Girma. She has the amazing ability to draw you in while challenging the intersectional stereotype she represents. “The first Deafblind person to graduate from Harvard Law School, Haben Girma advocates for equal opportunities for people with disabilities.”…

Silent No More.

Myra Bradwell was denied admission to the bar almost 150 years ago—how far have we really come since?
By KJ Williams

When “N#gg!r§”* Rise

 *Warning: This word — the actual word — is a prominent part of the article below. It has been somewhat sanitized in the title because, I understand, it’s a word that can shock, cause discomfort, and shut down readers before they even get to the substance — but please understand, as a person of color,…