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May 9, 2022

OPINION | Pro-birth is not the same as pro-life

This body carried two children. My son to 41 weeks and one day. My daughter to 40 weeks and a day. They were wanted. They were prayed for. Perhaps manifested into existence. Yet my body has not recovered. My mind has not recovered.  As a teen, I struggled with body dysmorphia and bulimia. As an adult, I gained 30 pounds

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May 4, 2022

OPINION | Roe leak changes politics as we know it

“It is time to heed the Constitution and return the issue of abortion to the people’s elected representatives…This is what the Constitution and the rule of law demand.” With those words written by Justice Samuel Alito in a leaked draft of a majority opinion, the political world our country and state has known for 50 years changed forever. Roe v.

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March 28, 2022

OPINION | Performing is par for the course for Black women 

Last week it seemed as if all eyes were glued to the Supreme Court confirmation hearings for judge Ketanji Brown Jackson. I purposefully did not watch the hearings. However, that did not keep me from seeing the testy tête-à-têtes posted to Twitter and Instagram and catching the recaps on the evening news. The line of questioning from Senators Ted Cruz,

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