Once upon a time when I lived in Wheaton, I owned two wooden spoons like the one in this photo. When I moved to Denver, they came with me because they were my favorite. I mean, firstly, they are SPOONS, a.k.a. the best utensil, and secondly, they’re wooden. That’s just a great material, you know?…Read More
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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…Read More
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,…Read More
What will it take to bring peace?
Communities like this one have an idea, but it takes work.Read More