Symbols matter.  We need to show off our icons and heroes...
“We know how to survive. We are all put at the bottom of...
(Gyasi’s Note: I am privileged to be able to raise my...
Identity often comes down to decisions. Every single one of...
Being an elected official is rough—especially the United...
“I was raised by my grandparents, along with my parents....
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Thing About Skins

Gyasi Ross
5/13/14
I know news cycles quickly move on to the “next big story.” But we can’t do that with Billy Frank, Jr. He deserves a LOT more time...
Gyasi Ross
5/9/14
This is actually my first Woman Crush Wednesday (#WCW) piece, and I know I'm turning it in on Thursday night...
Gyasi Ross
5/5/14
I don’t only get man-crushes on models...
Gyasi Ross
4/28/14
One of the implicit job duties of being a writer is that you’re actually supposed to have something interesting to say ...
Gyasi Ross
4/22/14
You ask me to plow the ground. Shall I take a knife and tear my mother's bosom? Then when I die she will not take me to her bosom to rest. You ask me to dig for stones!...
Gyasi Ross
4/9/14
QUICK STORY: We didn’t really grow up with that much TV-watching opportunities; sometimes I feel like I’m making up for lost time...
Gyasi Ross
3/27/14
"Why me?" "Because you buy your way out of trouble. You're a payer. You did it once, and now you're gonna do it again." Jimmy Shaker, Ransom Danny, I'm a movie nerd...
Gyasi Ross
3/24/14
Quick Story: I was on the “Indian Plan” on my journey through college, attending (seriously) six schools before finally graduating...
Gyasi Ross
3/12/14
This whole "Winter Challenge" thing makes me nostalgic. I remember when I was a little kid, I used to try to convince my mom that March was when it started getting warmer...
Gyasi Ross
3/3/14
TRUE STORY: The other day, my barely seven-year-old son told me, “Datchu (daddy), I want to be the first Native President.” Sounds cool, right?...

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