Intersected | Chicago, a house divided

By Sophia Porter Growing up, I came to know two cities less than 1.5 miles apart. I spent every summer of high school at a desk in an apartment building on 45th St. & Greenwood Ave. The garden unit served as the site office for my parents’ business. My parents develop and manage affordable housing…

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Intersected | I, too, am justice: Life as a disabled Latiné

When we fail to recognize that disability is integral to this ongoing conversation, we fail to come up with creative and effective preventative solutions.

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Intersected: Black, female, and unprotected

By MaLaysia Mitchell What’s the deal? Over the past couple of weeks, the phrase “protect Black women” has been trending all over social media and on various news outlets. This has been a summer of heightened racial awareness, and Intersected is pressing into this moment.  With Black Lives Matter signs plastered across storefronts, television screens,…

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Intersected: life chances of Black African refugees in the U.S.

This week’s post focuses on the life chances of Black African refugees in the U.S., taking a look at the labor market, how knowledge of the English language plays in (you’ll be surprised!), and what an appropriate faith response might look like.

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