Discussion of news topics with a point of view, including narratives by individuals regarding their own experiences

The world right now can feel oppressively negative, and I find myself exhausted and weepy after a day of watching the news cycle. Self-care can sometimes mean turning off my phone and watching YouTube videos of unlikely animal friendships for a few hours. It’s not sustainable to be tapped in 24/7, and it’s okay to give yourself a day of eating cookie dough while being wrapped in a million blankets before getting back out there to fight the good fight.

The pandemic has changed me. But how will we collectively heal?

It’s difficult to start healing when the pain is still being inflicted

Here’s a day in my self-quarantined life, hour-by-hour. We think you might relate.

Is it week six or week 60?

White people: The burden to figure out how to be a better ally is on us

This moment in history requires us to do more, and to truly examine ourselves