Diversity Matters

Can we talk about racism?

During an early August WISH editorial meeting, our newest writer suggested a story idea. He mentioned social justice groups had been canvassing Euclid (where the WISH

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

There is No Pride without Protest

As Cleveland hosts its second Pride festival this month, a shadow looms over LGBTQ celebrations in Ohio—a shadow that was cast during the Pride celebration

Art for Change: Mexicanidad in Cleveland

Donning a sombrero, serape (Latino shawl) and Dia de los Muertos skeleton mask, a Cleveland artist interspersed video and audio featuring immigrant-themed statistics into his

Wanted: Innovative Ideas to Fight Poverty

One in three Cleveland residents and over half of the city’s children live in poverty. These statistics are disturbing, but not surprising. As noted in a

Sister, Mentor, Friend

Fifteen years ago, I stood on the front steps of a townhouse in Lakewood and nervously pressed the doorbell, insecure thoughts rushing through my mind.


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