2019 | Vernā Myers

Vernā Myers


12 Nov 2019

With the Adults Behaving Badly, Thank God for the Young Folks
It seems like lately the media is full of news about adults behaving badly. From the stories of sexual harassment and victimization of girls and women, to shootings and hate crimes, to sniping and name-calling by our elected officials. It’s disheartening and exhausting. But every time I’m feeling beaten down by how entrenched and resistant the inequitable status quo is, some young per...
27 Aug 2019

That’s it: I’m Calling a Summer Ceasefire
Summer is usually a time for relaxing, taking vacations, and downshifting into a more mellow state of mind. But you’d never know it if you turned on the news or logged on to social media right now. People are shouting at politicians in restaurants, protesting in the streets, barking at each other on cable news talk shows, and trading jabs in endless Facebook debates. We may not be fighti...