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Quarantining While Vulnerable: An Intersectional Perspective on Race, Health, and Faith During a Global Pandemic
While my intersectionality vacillates with this new normal, I refuse the old normal rife with various and layered iterations of systemic oppression as I vigilantly hope and pray for a new world where respect, humanity, ...
We Have Already Overpowered the Beast: What Fear Taught Me
We should open more borders of global meaningful friendships, produce and teach more integrative and holistic communication, and make more efforts towards helping our vulnerable members.
Pride vs Anxiety
A blog on the constant balancing act I tend to play between feeling anxious and feeling proud, of my daughter who is a junior doctor in the UK, on the frontlines during these times of crisis.
300 in 10 for TASK
After I realized the toll the COVID-19 pandemic was taking on my community, I knew I needed to do anything I could to help; so, I began a 10-day fundraiser for the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen.
Precarious Lives and Infinite Hope: Covid-19 Challenges Us
Our experience of COVID-times is both particular, unique, and based upon our social standing with political ferment there is hope for greater equality.
In a small French town, a local archivist went out of her way to help with my research as the full COVID-19 quarantine went into effect.
This is a narrative of a woman, who shares excerpts from her life to illustrate that a disease is not the only reason why people are quarantined.
Unimagined Communities in a Time of Global Crisis
A reflection on the theory of diaspora and the future of immigration
Body as Disease
COVID-19's spread has made my racially marked body the symbol of the disease.
Home Alone During a Pandemic
In this essay I reflect about my experiences navigating the COVID-19 quarantine within the confines of my home, alone in a foreign land far away from my family.