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Entries by Angela Onwuachi-Willig from 05/2013

Can Angelina Jolie's Brave Editorial Take Us to Equal Access in Health Care?

| Posted 05.20.2013 | Women

After my sister died from breast cancer three years ago, I asked, during my mammogram, whether I should get tested for the breast cancer gene. I was warned that doing so, particularly if I tested positive for the gene, could mark me as an individual with a so-called pre-existing condition.

Is Interracial Romance Still Scandalous?

| Posted 05.24.2013 | Black Voices

As the hit series Scandal continues to show us, despite the increasing rate of interracial marriage within the United States, interracial relationships are still frequently represented as dirty little secrets -- relationships to be hidden rather than shown with pride.