Editor’s note: each Friday I will try to share some of the best stories and poems I discovered during the week. I typically aim to challenge myself and others with a diverse range of perspectives as well as cultural understanding.
Mother’s Day (short-fiction)
A powerful short story about one woman’s experience in jail and the mindset of “taking the fall” for an abusive domestic partner.
The author decides to change her hard-to-pronounce name, but at what cost? Explore the ups and downs of the decision.
Know Your Hate Groups (comic)
A well put together comic explaining the various hate symbols and groups that we saw in Charlottesville, with a brief history of each, including the acknowledgement of a few that did not have racist origins, but have since been co-opted.