In the 1700s, enslaved people were taken in and protected by the indigenous people in the area, which began the merging of black and Native culture.
The words we use matter, both in ensuring understanding and in building support for the issues. Read more about how we're choosing our words carefully.
A school counselor once told me, “Why don’t you look at community colleges? They’re more affordable.” Immediately my education dreams were crushed.
The first time I saw someone that looked like me on TV was the Yellow Power Ranger. Without a doubt, there’s a problem of representation in the media.
When I was uninsured and living in rural Colorado, I relied on Planned Parenthood for affordable, quality, non-judgmental reproductive health care.
Last month, I hopped on a red-eye flight to New Orleans for the Association of Fundraising Professionals’ International Fundraising Conference. It would be the first conference I’d attend specifically geared toward fundraising, and I was excited to see that this year’s theme was Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access (IDEA).