On Jan. 6, 2021, the routine effort from the U.S. Congress to certify the 2020 presidential election turned into an afternoon filled with chaos, death and what incoming President Joe Biden called borderline sedition. Pro-Trump rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol in reaction to the election results. Four people died and [...]
Kwoya Fagin Maples is a poet, writer and a University of Alabama professor from Charleston, South Carolina. In her poetry collection, “Mend,” she explores the traumatic strife of enslaved women used as medical guinea pigs in the mid-1800s. She recently sat down with See Jane Write founder and editor [...]
The holidays are here, which means you’re already getting holiday catalogs in the mail and seeing holiday sale commercials on TV. It’s tempting to pull out that department store credit card to make the magic happen at the holidays, but is the debt worth it? Reckon video producer Kavolshaia Howze talked to Callie Jowers, a certified [...]
Many of the races on the ballot in the South in 2020 could be decided by Black women. This voting bloc has been a force in the political world for decades, but only recently started receiving recognition for those efforts. During the 55th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday earlier this year, five prominent leaders in the [...]
Morris, Ala. native and professional softball player Haylie McCleney talks softball, growing up in Alabama, and how she & her teammates turned a politically decisive tweet into a movement combining softball and racial inequality & social justice awareness with THIS IS US SOFTBALL.