Chapters 1 and 2 of this series are being published together. Look for future chapters […]
Note: The Lawrence Times is running this series written by a community member who caught […]
“Poverty itself is traumatic,” Kathy Downing writes.
We are in the midst of a global pandemic that is overwhelming our hospitals and […]
“Recent proposed barbering legislation in the Kansas statehouse, while providing few positive changes, continues the tradition of protectionism in the skin of paternalism,” Kirsten Kuhn writes.
Dozens of us received yellow ID tags, assignments, and fluorescent safety vests, along with an orientation and safety briefing, and learned that second Pfizer shots were being given that day.
“I feel compelled to raise my voice in solidarity with the majority of Americans who are concerned with improving the seemingly worsening racial relations at this difficult time in our history, amid a historic pandemic,” Syed Jamal writes.
“Over the decades, I’ve noticed recurring themes. Not just over the fight for LGBTQ civil rights, but the civil rights of any group other than the straight white Christians who bolster their ruling claim to America by denigrating others,” C.J. Janovy writes.
“It is a shame to see peaceful protesting, something that brought this country civil rights and suffrage, be targeted and overcriminalized under the guise of ‘protection,'” Paris Raite writes.
These days, Wichita Sen. Oletha Faust-Goudeau wonders how much Black lives matter in the Kansas Legislature, C.J. Janovy writes.
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