Open Capsule: Let’s Talk About Race

Race is especially present in the stories we tell, how we hear the stories of others, or if we even hear certain stories at all, for that matter.

This is why sharing our stories about race and racism is so important: In understanding how they are working in our lives, we can hopefully connect more deeply with others, and in doing so take away some of their power.

Now accepting story submissions

We want to hear what you have to say. If you are 21 or younger, you may submit to this Capsule and we will review submissions on a rolling basis for an upcoming showcase. The first 25 storytellers in each Capsule will receive an honorarium for their participation upon publication. To get started, keep reading.

If you are under 18, your parent or guardian needs to complete our Permission & Consent Form. If you are over 18, you can sign and date the form on your own.

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