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Fran Murphy's illustration of a book with a vampire on the left page, and 'House of Aunts' on the right page


What the evolution of vampire fiction tells us about modern society.
S.E. Smith
Photo of a Black woman and Black man embracing and smiling in their kitchen.

Patriarchy Princesses

Against a backdrop of increasing repression and gender-based violence, “femininity influencers” offer what could be seen as comfort in a destabilizing time.
Kinjo Kiema

Inspiration: Jemele Hill

“The thirst for liberation an equality can never come at the expense of dehumanizing other marginalized groups.”
Dania Wright

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Torsheta Jackson is an award-winning journalist and native Mississippian who is passionate about penning features that showcase the stories of the people, places, and events in the Magnolia State. The former
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Embracing What’s Next

Dear Reader,  I’m writing to you with a full heart. I’ve noticed my heart often feels this way during a transition from what is now to what is next. Like
Christine Hanna

Why I Give

Lyndsay Schaeffer Oakland, California What kind of work and/or volunteering do you do? I teach fourth and fifth grade and am also a parent to a 7-year-old. I use articles
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“The Procession Panel” in Bears Ears National Monument is 15 feet tall and more than 1,000 years old. Carved by Ancestral Puebloans, the petroglyphs act as maps and monuments for Indigenous peoples who are working to steward these lands once again.

Embracing the Inevitable End

The goal of this issue isn’t to send our dear readers into a tailspin. Instead, we’re taking a hopeful approach to our “Endings” issue. 
Evette Dionne
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