Opinion Articles & Editorials Written By Michelle Garcia

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02/22/16Hillary Clinton: white people need to listen when people of color talk about racismvox.com
In Hillary Clinton’s sweeping plan to boost racial equality if elected president, announced last week in Harlem, her most powerful message may have been to white voters. "White Americans need to do a better job at listening when African Americans talk about the seen and unseen barriers they face every day," she said. "Practice humility rather than assume that our experience is everyone’s experiences."
01/18/163 parts you don’t remember from Martin Luther King’s "I Have a Dream" speechvox.com
If you’ve attended an American elementary school in the last 30 years, you’re probably fairly familiar with Martin Luther King, Jr.’s historic speech, "I Have a Dream," delivered at the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. The march, held 100 years after Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, was capped by King's powerful speech, setting the tone for a national movement for Civil Rights as the country’s own identity was in flux. The March was a turning point, merging the demonstrations for racial...