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September 2017

Sugar-Fixing Our Stress

How my wife and I shake it off in a kitchen across the pond.

By

Mark Otuteye

Essays

September 16, 2020

Hard Conversations

I’m working toward a world where we no longer need to warn our children and grandchildren.

By

Lane Morgan

July 9, 2020

Black Breath Matters

How can what’s happening in America not weigh on our collective conscience?

By

Dionne Hill

September 2020

Being the Light I Wish to See

I went overboard once. Now I do it as often as I can.

By

Janet Savage

July 7, 2020

The Weight of It All

Is a bulletproof superhero the only Black man who can survive a police encounter?

By

Johnathon Briggs

June 25, 2020

The View from the ICU

A doctor describes the painful reality of caring for COVID-19 patients.

By

Nathan Nielsen

July 2020

‘Black Male: Guilty Until Proven Innocent’

It pains me that these words I wrote in 1992 still ring true today.

By

Cory Booker

June 24, 2020

A Note to the Dumb

On George Floyd’s killing and racial injustice in America.

By

Epiphany Morrow

June 12, 2020

The McFlurry of Our Departure

The frenzied moment when 5 Stanford seniors said adieu.

By

Emma Abdullah

July 2020

This Is How It Ends

Wrapping up senior year with a mix of nostalgia, grief and gratitude.

By

Melina Walling

May 1, 2020

Call to Action: Write a Personal Essay

Tell us those true stories you’ve been meaning to share.

By

Jill Patton

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