There can’t be when you don’t have access to the vaccine in the first place

I rejoiced when news of possible Covid-19 vaccine candidates hit in 2020. I hoped that a strategic roll-out in these ‘unprecedented times’ would mean that vaccine uptake would be high, and that the urgency of the pandemic would lead to knowledge and resources being shared amongst different nations. …

It’s not just the lyrics, but the energy and delivery

Content and Trigger Warning: Because this post is focused on the subject of mental health, it mentions various aspects of mental health struggles including drug use and suicidal ideation

1. Can’t live with the world- Laura Mvula

This song is a lullaby that reminds us of how far we’ve come…

How I Got Radicalized

As a child, I loved Disney princesses. As an adult, my concern goes beyond the problematic stereotypes

Welcome to “How I Got Radicalized,” a series from GEN that tells the story of a cultural moment that made you drastically rethink how society works.

In the fall of 1998, as my big sister’s 15th birthday approached, we both huddled in excitement on the moss-green carpet of our home…

Our Covid-19 fears are valid. Imagine the fears of those who have to flee war, life-threatening bigotry, and certain death

The current global pandemonium surrounding Covid-19 has shown us how ‘stability’ itself, or at least what society has advertised as the twenty-first century iteration of stability, is actually a precarious concept. The paradox of ‘precarious stability’ is not news to anyone belonging to any marginalized group. …

Dr. Furaha Asani

Migrant. Postdoctoral researcher. Teacher. Mental Health Advocate. Writer. Professional in the streets, loud on the sheets of paper.

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