Voices
Flora x. Tang is a doctoral student in Theology and Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame, where she studies post-traumatic sacramental theology.
Roula AbiSamra, center, and Chelsey, right, prepare to lay flowers bouquets at a makeshift memorial outside of the Gold Spa in Atlanta, one of the sites of a shooting spree that killed eight people in the Atlanta area this Tuesday. (Alyssa Pointer/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Flora x. Tang
The fatal attack on Asian women in Atlanta was foreseeable, writes Flora x. Tang. It was the product of ideologies that relegate women as the source of blame for men’s desire.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Flora x. Tang
Flora X. Tang reported for classes last week at the University of Notre Dame. She found a lot of improvising to make in-person classes work, but the number of Covid-19 cases on campus rose each day.
Father Joshua Laws, pastor of the Catholic Community of South Baltimore, participates in an interfaith prayer vigil against racism on June 3 in Baltimore. (CNS photo/Tim Swift, Catholic Review)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Flora x. Tang
Even the most well-meaning prayer vigils against racism can miss the mark because of fuzzy language and a lack of black voices, writes Flora x. Tang. But there are ways to make them more effective.