It’s the Little Things

Written by Charity Peets It’s so easy to glance over the little things. Months ago, I saw a video of comedian Sasheer Zamata pointing out that the emojis that we use on our phones are so exclusive that the makers chose to include three generations of a white family and various animals before they included … Continue reading It’s the Little Things


Cesar Chavez and El Cortito

Written by Charity Peets In honor of Cesar Chavez’s recent birthday, I thought I would write about a specific injustice that Chavez worked to outlaw. The short-handled hoe, also known as el cortito, minuscule in size, but big in significance, is telling of the terrible conditions of farm workers in the U.S. before progressive movements. … Continue reading Cesar Chavez and El Cortito