Better Together – June 2021

Pride + Juneteenth by Karen Nelson June is LGBTQ Pride Month! Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Pride Month commemorates the events of June 28, 1969 and works to achieve equal justice and opportunity for LGBTQ+ Americans. Fifty-two years ago, a courageous...

Better Together – May 2021

STOP Asian Hate! by Karen Nelson May is Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. What should be a time of celebration, this year has been marred with violence. Like you, I have watched in horror as a rampant increase in violence toward Asian Americans...

Better Together – March 2021

Telling HERstory! by Karen Nelson On March 3, 1913, the 22 Founders of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. marched into history as the only African American sorority to participate in the Women’s Suffrage March after just being founded two months earlier on January...

Better Together – Jan/Feb 2021

Happy Birthday, Dr. King! by Karen Nelson By the winter of 1968, Dr. Martin King, Jr. and his organization were embarking on one of their boldest projects yet; a Poor People’s Campaign that would bring a multiracial coalition to the nation’s capital to demand federal...
Better Together – October 2020

Better Together – October 2020

Racism is a Crisis! by Karen Nelson The shooting of yet another Black man, Jacob Blake in Kenosha, was horrific and outrageous. During a peaceful protest, a vigilante killed two allies, Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber. A third ally, Gaige Grosskreutz,...