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Ask Dr. Andrea: I already failed at ‘Dry January.’ Do I have a drinking problem?

It feels like a punchline, but after the Capitol mob, I broke my sober streak

2020 zapped my creativity. I’m slowly finding my way back to art.

When I wasn’t producing, I questioned my identity as an artist

My grandmother survived the Tulsa massacre. 100 years later, I watched a mostly White mob attack my city.

The Capitol riots showed me how trauma permeates Black families for generations

As a pregnant OB/GYN, I’m acutely aware of covid-19’s risks. That’s why I’m taking the vaccine.

I was nervous at first, but the science reassured me

We saw important social activism last year. Here’s how to maintain it in 2021.

Commit to making social change a lifestyle choice, rather than a crisis response

Good riddance, 2020. Here are 6 ways to reset.

Little will change on Jan. 1, but you can shift your mind-set

What I’m taking from 2020: Centering my female friendships is a feminist act

My conceptions of adulthood transformed radically

A 2020 review, in comic form

Our 12 favorite comics from the year

What I’m taking from 2020: The concept of gender is broken

This year has shaped my womanhood in ending it

What I’m taking from 2020: Fighting for social justice so my daughter doesn’t have to

Every one of us that turns a blind eye is condoning racism