The Quote is the Thing! How the Words of Change series was inspired by quotes from some of the most inspirational speakers of our time, a guest post by the Words of Change editor

“The things that make us different, those are our superpowers—every day when you walk out the door and put on your imaginary cape and go out there and conquer the world because the world would not be as beautiful as it is if we weren’ t in it.”—LENA WAIHE *(c) 2021 by Coco Romack All … Read more

In Defense of Wasting Time: On C. Thi Nguyen’s “Games: Agency As Art”

JULY 2, 2022 I PLAY GAMES: video and board games. I’m ashamed of it, and ashamed that I’m ashamed — ashamed because such games carry an air of childishness and frivolity, and ashamed at my shame because, well, why should anyone care? But I do care, so I play my games in private, sitting in … Read more

Once Upon a Time in Laguna Beach

MATT ANTHONY, 16-year-old denizen of Laguna Beach circa 1968, comes home from an early morning fishing session to find that Jazz, his older sister, never came home the night before. Is this just an expression of her growing independence? A show of defiance toward their perpetually stoned mother? Or the result of something more nefarious? … Read more

Sharing Inuit Voices Across Time: Inuit Circumpolar Council Alaska’s Web and Digital Archive

Guest post by: Inuit Circumpolar Council Alaska This post is part of a series written by members of Internet Archive’s Community Webs program. Community Webs advances the capacity for community-focused memory organizations to build web and digital archives documenting local histories and underrepresented voices. For more information, visit communitywebs.archive-it.org/ Can you describe your community and … Read more