Darlene English

'Black Panther' is the movie we need

‘Black Panther’ is the movie we need

My family is #TeamMarvel all day. We’ve had Iron Man and Spiderman birthday parties. I’ve been known to make some mean Thor hammer treats (made

Self-care is an act of resistance

Every morning, I scour websites and social media for the latest news. Headlines regularly tell us about someone being stripped of their rights and attacked

Alive on Purpose

“Kids can be cruel. You just have to ignore them.” That’s what my parents would say when I’d come home from school complaining about all

Darlene, the Writer

“Hi. My name is Darlene . . . ” Two years ago, when I arrived at the Cleveland Inkubator, an all-day festival for writers and

Are You Ready to Get Real About Race?

The recent presidential election left many in this country questioning our values, ourselves, and each other. The biggest issues we face in America come down

What the Heck is 4 Miles 4 Water?

Living near one of the Great Lakes, it’s easy to take water for granted. We have such an abundance of it (especially this week) that

NEOCH: Homeless Does Not Mean Invisible

It’s been said that the measure of a civilization is how it treats its most vulnerable. Have you witnessed the national media attention and social media


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