Samhita Mukhopadhyay

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No Barbecues in Trump’s America – The reFRESH

Image via The Root Written by Jackson Bird.  This week we’re rolling our eyes at racist white people, celebrating new ventures from our speakers, and fighting over whether it’s Yanny or Laurel. What we’re checking out… As our own Jamil Smith pointed out recently in Rolling Stone, 2018 is proving that there is nowhere in America where it’s safe […]

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Peace and Justice For All? – The reFRESH

Photo courtesy Human Pictures / Equal Justice Initiative Written by Jackson Bird.  This week we’re reflecting on the opening of the National Memorial for Peace & Justice and the cultural amnesia of a certain rapper. What we’re checking out… We’ve had our eyes on the opening of the National Memorial for Peace & Justice, colloquially referred to […]

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Changing Tides – The reFRESH

Art by Wolff Olins for She Should Run Written by Jackson Bird.  This week we’re spotlighting women running for office in 2018, acknowledging the work that needs to be done in media representation, and gearing up for the March For Our Lives. What we’re checking out… As midterm elections heat up, we continue to see a […]

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Making History

Official presidential portraits painted by Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald Written by Jackson Bird.  This week we’re calling for gun control reform again, basking in the glow of the Obamas’ new portraits, and celebrating a huge couple of weeks for our speakers. What we’re checking out… This week began with another tragic shooting, this time in Parkland, Florida. […]

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Year of The Outspoken: A reFRESH of 2017

Art by Franziska Barczyk Written by Jackson Bird.  While we can’t wait for 2017 to be over, one good thing to come out of it was the silence breakers, resisters and rabble-rousers who spoke out for justice and equality. 2017 was the year of speaking up, refusing to stay in our lanes, reclaiming our time, and breaking […]

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