Coshandra Dillard (she/her) is a senior writer for Learning for Justice. Before joining LFJ, she was a freelance writer and magazine editor. She also worked as a health journalist for more than eight years. Additionally, Coshandra has experience in the classroom, having served as a substitute teacher for grades K-12. You can follow her on Twitter @CoshandraD_LFJ.

Articles by Coshandra

Power of the Vote: Lifting the Veil of White Supremacy from the Ocoee Massacre to January 6

Civics education must include complete, honest histories and encourage young people to use their right to vote.

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Expanding Democracy Through Intersecting Movements

The connections between past and present intersecting movements in the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Civil Rights Memorial Center educate and inspire individuals to continue the fight for justice.

Don’t Stop Talking About Gun Violence

We must push for more restrictive gun laws to change the cycle of mass shootings, collective outrage and minimal action.

Juneteenth Observances Promote ‘Absolute Equality’

At the birthplace of Juneteenth, residents urge us to engage with honest history to build a just society.
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