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Look But Don’t Touch My Daughter’s Hair

Cheree L. Meeks, 2017-2018 Fellow. This piece first appeared in Garnet News. "My daughter and I were in the grocery store and a very friendly white couple happened to be alongside us in the aisle. My…
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Silent Victims of Sexual Assault in the Military

Randiesia Fletcher-Riggs, 2017-2018 Fellow. This piece first appeared in Garnet News. "Sexual assault is not exclusive to Hollywood and the world of politics. It also is a problem in our military, one that I lived through…
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You Have to be Taught to Hate

Patricia MacCorquordale, 2016-2017 Fellow. This piece was first published by Garnet News. "Every other week when I was young, we went to visit my grandmother. The visit always started with her showing us the latest additions…
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Futures Of Most Vulnerable Americans At Risk

Amy Burnham Greiner, 2016-2017 Fellow. This piece was first published by Garnet News. "Now that we finally know what is in the Senate health care bill, the deep cuts to Medicaid that so many have feared…
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Random Violence vs. The Risks Of Intimate Partner Violence

Gail E. Emrick. 2016-2017 Fellow. This piece was first published by Garnet News. "Given the proliferation of mass shootings and terrorist bombings, it is no wonder that untimely death may be on our minds. These heartbreaking…
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Who Are the Real Bad Hombres: Mexican Immigrants or Pocahontas’s Rapist?

Negar Katirai, 2016-2017 Fellow. This piece was first published in Garnet News. "Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ recent memo directs Department of Justice attorneys to consider felony prosecution when a person is accused of entering into a…
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