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Photo by Gabriel Dalton of person marching with sign that reads facing the truth of past and present violence

My Hopes for Indigenous Peoples’ Day

By Yolonda P. Harrison

When I started consulting years ago, very few of my client organizations observed Indigenous Peoples’ Day...

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Photo by Priscilla Gyamfi on Unsplash. Chalk writing on the street near the George Floyd memorial in Minneapolis.

Performative Allyship after 2020: Did Real Change Come at All?

By Jessica Lit

After the murder of George Floyd in 2020, we witnessed the United States (and in fact, much of the rest of the world) experience a…

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Photo of American Flag by Aaron Burden on Unsplash

What are we celebrating?

By Rachel Margiewicz

For some, July 4th means a long weekend to relax with family and friends. Across the country, groups host barbeques and enjoy fireworks displays...

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Equality photo by Elyssa Fahndrich on Unsplash

Why Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging is Core to the Advancement of Civil Rights for Marginalized People

By Meredith Taylor Brown

As LGBTQ+ Pride 2022 takes off across the country, the visibility, joy, and hope that we celebrate as a community reminds me why Equity, Diversity,…

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Tree trunk in NC River

Indigenous Influence on American Democracy

By Aaron Locklear

If there’s anything I’ve learned about being part of a tribe that has been fighting for full federal recognition for the past 100 years...

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