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AishaAdkins Aisha Adkins


Aisha Adkins is a writer, advocate, and speaker based in Atlanta, Georgia. This authentic storyteller is driven by faith, inspired by family, and eager to use her talents to affect positive social change. She is also is a full-time caregiver for her mother and founder of Our Turn 2 Care, a platform connecting marginalized millennial caregivers to information, resources, and each other. She is currently a master's of public administration student at Georgia State University's Andrew Young School of Public Studies where she is a graduate research assistant and member of the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance, the Black Graduate Student Association, and an intern with Caring Across Generations. Some simple joys in her life are live music, classic film, and the creamiest of cookies-n-cream icecream.

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Why Black Americans Are Conflicted By Patriotism

There are countries plagued by continuous famine and seemingly endless war. Sometimes I wonder why I was born in America, a country that, despite its imperfections, isn't currently experiencing widespread events of this particular nature. I recognized that I am blessed to live in a country where I can practice my Christian beliefs alongside my Muslim, Hindu and Jewish friends. I can...

Woke Wars: Why Comparing Activism Hurts More Than It Helps

Social media and activism have become synonymous in the 21st century; from organizing events to hashtagging awareness. Millennials live stream and post pictures of marches for our friends and family to “like” in solidarity with us. Activists of all ages use platforms like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat to encourage one another to fight the good fight and...