Jill Richardson

03/26/2015 - 8:18pm

    As a teaching assistant in a class on race in the United States, I’ve probably paid more attention to the #BlackLivesMatter movement than a lot of my white peers.

    The professor who teaches the course here in Madison, Wisconsin —...

01/08/2015 - 7:24pm

    What did President Barack Obama mean when he declared that Washington will normalize relations with Cuba?

    Will they become the same as U.S. relations with any other country? Will all Americans be...

12/24/2014 - 4:01pm

    Pope Francis got into the holiday spirit this year by calling on shoppers not to buy products made by modern-day slaves.

    This is, of course, excellent advice. Odds are, most of us — whether...

12/18/2014 - 4:09am

    ‘Tis the season for mindless consumerism.

    I love giving gifts when they’re from the heart. But I hate giving or receiving presents if they’re things nobody needs, given out of a sense of obligation.

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12/11/2014 - 3:48pm

    Shortly before Michael Brown’s fateful encounter with Ferguson cop Darren Wilson, I was appointed as a teaching assistant in a class on race and ethnicity.

    I’m white. I didn’t...

12/04/2014 - 3:02pm

    A beloved organic farm in San Diego recently canceled a gourmet dinner it had planned to host. Guests had already paid $150 for a local, organic five-course meal prepared by several top chefs from the region.

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