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What Kids Are Missing By Not Reading More Authors Of Color

In all four years of high school, my English teachers asked me to read exactly one long text by an author of color. Read...
Franklin Strong of Role Reboot    |   03.12.19   |   SHARE
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When Macey and I planned our engagement photos, I knew I wanted my sparkly, bright lavender cane to be in them. (photo by Ginny Cummings Photography)

Why I Wanted My Cane In My Engagement Photos 

When Macey and I planned our engagement photos, I knew I wanted my sparkly, bright lavender cane to be in them. Read...
Alaina Leary    |   01.29.19   |   SHARE
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Representation for LGBTQ families matters!

Representation For LGBTQ Families Still Has A Long Way To Go

The reality is the shift is happening slowly; for queer kids, and kids of queer parents, it might be too slow. Representation for LGBTQ families Read...
David Minerva Clover    |   03.13.18   |   SHARE
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Halloween Inspiration From Twin Peaks Cosplayers Of Color

With summer firmly in the rearview mirror and autumn’s pumpkins spicing up our beverages and wardrobe tones, it’s finally every grown-up kid’s Read...
Sezin Koehler    |   10.17.17   |   SHARE
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Genre fiction is all about knowing what has been written in the canon previously, what current trends are, what audiences are excited about, and what hasn’t yet been done.

Why Diverse Genre Fiction Is Important, And How To Get It Right

Diverse genre fiction shares a lot in common with diverse literature, in that a lot of the challenges are the same. We still have to ask a lot of Read...
Alaina Leary    |   08.17.17   |   SHARE
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The Disney Channel Is Slowly Creating A Home For Imperfect Moms Of Color

Watching these shows as a black mother made me question where similar options were for mothers of color. Surprisingly, I found them on the Disney Read...
Shannon Miller    |   08.3.17   |   SHARE
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Girls Trip Is For Every Girl Who's Ever Had A #Squad

Girls Trip is such an authentic portrayal of friendship and adventure — and for once, it is from the perspective of an ensemble cast of hilarious Read...
Jagger Blaec    |   07.26.17   |   SHARE
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Where Are All The Fat Women In The Handmaid’s Tale?

Given that the only requirement to be forced into handmaiden-hood is fertility, I find it quite strange that I have seen not one handmaid who looks Read...
Rebecca Bodenheimer    |   05.24.17   |   SHARE
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