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Schools Should Be Safe For All

Michelle Pitot. 2016-2017 Fellow. This piece was first published in The Huffington Post. "We’re at the end of Pride Month, and across the country Pride parades have been taking place in cities large and small. Yet…
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White fragility will not protect you from accountability

Michele Pitot. 2016-2017 Fellow. This piece was first published in The Hill. "Why is anyone surprised that Bill Maher would use the phrase “house n----” without a second thought? An opinionated, empowered white man who has…
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The Handmaid’s Tale: Fiction or Prediction?

Michelle Pitot, 2016-2017 Fellow. This piece was first published in Ms. Magazine.  "This 30 plus-year-old story portrays a future world that takes the current attacks on women’s freedoms to a frightening conclusion—and shows us the importance…
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Our Voices Matter and Not Just on Reality TV

Michelle Pitot, 2016-2017 Fellow. The piece was first published in Medium. "Another season of “The Voice” has come to an end, with a finish that surprised many loyal viewers when Sundance Head beat out Billy Gilman…
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