Crystal Willcuts

October 17, 2014
BY:
Crystal Willcuts
Sometimes bravery is the smallest of things, a grain of sand lying under a mountain of regret. This, I felt as I watched my mother die. Exactly two years before the moment she left this world, my mother was diagnosed with breast cancer. It started...
October 01, 2014
BY:
Crystal Willcuts
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and this was written to honor my mother and every life touched by this devastating disease.
April 26, 2014
BY:
Crystal Willcuts
In following the Washington football team mascot controversy, I read with interest, Gyasi Ross’ latest article, “Hush Money and Ransom: An Open Letter to Dan Snyder, the Idiot”.
April 17, 2014
BY:
Crystal Willcuts
In Lakota stories, one of our traditional characters is a spider named “Iktomi." He got himself in all kinds of predicaments because he was selfish, greedy, and told lies. Iktomi is a trickster.
October 25, 2013
BY:
Crystal Willcuts Cole
If you spread it thin enough, a 40-ounce jar of peanut butter can last a long time. Ramen noodles can feed a whole nation for the cost of a box of Sailor Boy crackers.
October 20, 2013
BY:
Crystal Willcuts Cole
Perhaps all of the recent anger and unrest in the world means humanity is moving towards something better. Perhaps these are birth pains pushing us towards light.
July 03, 2013
BY:
Crystal Willcuts
Paula Deen’s N-word controversy is misguided and blown out of proportion. In a deposition for a lawsuit against her, she admitted to using the N-word 26 years ago.