Thing About Skins

Gyasi Ross
5/9/13
We are firmly in graduation season. All of my graduations happened at least a decade ago, so I barely remember them...
Gyasi Ross
5/2/13
Disclaimer: Zero research went into this piece (except for watching decades and decades of Native boys growing up under incredibly loving Native moms)...
Gyasi Ross
4/15/13
POP QUIZ: Think of a list of 5 people whom you do not like or who irritate you...
Gyasi Ross
4/8/13
Hey Native people…just in case you didn’t realize it, we made history very recently!...
Gyasi Ross
3/28/13
Within Indigenous communities, the women lead. They lead in our homes and our society, whether elected or not – that tradition has continued for millennia...
Gyasi Ross
3/21/13
A few months ago—right up until Election Day—many of our people messaged and pontificated like crazy to point out that there are serious and profound differences between the two po...
Gyasi Ross
3/7/13
INCREDIBLE NEWS: On Thursday, February 28th, 2013, the House of Representatives finally decided that Native women, LGBTQ women, and immigrant women were worthy of protections from ...
Gyasi Ross
2/5/13
INTRODUCTION: OF GUN RIGHTS AND POLITICS There is a fundamental difference between leadership and politics...
Christina M. Castro
1/29/13
It has been roughly two months since I deactivated my beloved Facebook account...
Gyasi Ross
1/2/13
It’s been a long time since I wrote something for “The Thing About Skins.” Heck, since the last time I wrote, all kinds of major pop culture events have been happening left and rig...

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