Neurodivergent people, given the many different ways their brains are wired, offer creative solutions to obstacles that may arise in the fight for racial equity.
Colonization brought cannabis. Xenophobia made it illegal.
Did you know that cannabis was a mandated crop in colonial Virginia?
Mental health and the Asian American Pacific Islander experience
Cultural gaps in mental health care lead to higher rates of suicide among AAPI youth. But it doesn't have to stay this way.
Black ASL and the persistent power of localized language
Signs of the times.
SNAP might not be enough for food insecure essential workers
Links to food assistance included!
Hustle for the flow: the messy truth of period poverty
Almost 67% of low income women can’t afford period products.
What no one tells you about racial battle fatigue
I have always been told “you are so strong” even when enduring the most traumatic and heinous experiences, but this has hindered my ability to grieve in a healthy way.
From food justice to veganism
Veganism and plant-based diets are often advertised as part of both a crunchy and upper class white lifestyle, but is this accurate? And is it even attainable to eat more healthfully?
Summer of Black death
Covid19 disproportionately impacts the Black community. We explore why African Americans are at higher risk and the causes for higher death rates.
I, too, am justice: Life as a disabled Latiné
By Iliana Rivera August 10, 2020 Iliana Rivera Today Intersected welcomes a guest writer, Iliana Rivera. She roomed with Layla and Skye back in college and is passionate about advocacy work that aims to create inclusivity and equity across racial, socioeconomic, and physical divides. She graduated with a B.S. in Psychology and is currently working … Continue reading I, too, am justice: Life as a disabled Latiné