The Strange Fruit of Living While Black

by Sidra Owens I was raised by a single mother, who was born in the midst of Jim Crow, and she has seen whites-only signs. She has witnessed the rise of the Civil Rights movement. She has vivid memories of where she was when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., President John F. Kennedy, and Robert…

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Our Ignorance Fuels Their Victories

by Sidra Owens Elections have consequences. That is more than just a quote from a former president. It is an absolute truth that we are dealing with daily. Trump is the current president, and he is the current president for just a few reasons. Trump’s own racist, xenophobic, and misogynistic idiocy appeals to the lowest…

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