Karen Park with her mother, circa 1971 (photo courtesy of the author)
Politics & Society Short Take
Karen ParkJuly 24, 2020
It was kind of funny at first, but one Karen is growing weary of her baptismal name becoming a shorthand reference to an entitled white woman.
Emma Gonzalez, a survivor of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., speaks at the "March for Our Lives" rally in support of gun control in Washington on March 24. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik File)
Faith Short Take
Karen ParkMarch 29, 2018
The March for Our Lives, which happened at the outset of Holy Week, told Americans it is time to face the deep sin of favoring guns over human life.
Faith Faith in Focus
Karen ParkMay 18, 2017
My boys’ complaints about going to church and my refusal to capitulate to them are themselves a kind of ritual.