Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month was a hard sell for me in years past. Nevertheless, I finally get it. I finally know the celebration is about embracing my history and culture of being a proud, strong Chicana woman who has powered through the darkest of times in the...

Over the last few years I have been invited to sit at the table for the discussion and action of racial  justice here in the mountain state. I grew up in a very rural town in West Virginia as a transplant from Oklahoma.

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