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Rising our Voices

Patricia Jackson, 2016-2017 Fellow. This piece was first published in Medium. "Taunts and threats cannot silence our voices. From the moment he leaves Trump Tower to his arrival in Washington, D.C. for the Inauguration ..."
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I’m Wearing A Safety Pin, And I’m With You

Jennifer Earl, 2016-2017 Fellow. "Many people who opposed Donald Trump began wearing safety pins to signal their solidarity, their status as allies, and their continuing opposition to the president-elect. The idea drew from post-Brexit days when…
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Hate Toward Muslims Is Growing and It’s Donald Trump’s Fault

Negar Katirai, 2016-2017 Fellow. This piece was first published in Time. "A series of letters was recently sent to mosques throughout California threatening genocide against Muslims. At least one of the letters read: “There’s a new…
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Visionary Anger

Judith McDaniel, 2015-2016 Fellow. This piece was first published in Medium. "I first heard Adrienne Rich use the phrase “visionary anger” in the mid 1970s at a reading she gave in Boston. She may have just…
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My college classes on the day after

Judith McDaniel, 2015-2016 Fellow. This piece was first published in Medium. "Donald Trump rocked my world by becoming the president elect, but on the day after, I had to go teach class. I have two classes…
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Three Reasons Trump is Succeeding and What Progressives Can Do

Phyllis Taoua, 2015-2016 Fellow. This piece was first published by Truthout. "As I watched the historic events unfold at the national conventions in Cleveland and Philadelphia, like many Americans, I wrestled with the question, "How is…
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