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Welcome to Talking Matters, a blog featuring updates, stories, and interviews from The Conversation Project. Check back each week for a new post!

The Machismo Mourns (Too)
By Limhi "Lee" Vela, 05/11/2021

Even though I now call Minnesota home, I am originally from southern Texas in the Rio Grande Valley region right by the Mexico/US border. This area is rich with traditions, folklore, and beliefs that may…

Being Mortal and Immortal
By Tabatha Robinson, 05/06/2021

In my Caribbean culture, it is the women who tend to the dying. For us, it is a duty of care, a grooming to provide emotional support that exists nearly exclusively in the realm of…

Every year, Mother’s Day reminds us to pause and reflect on the love of a mother. We are brought to a place of remembrance where our hearts and minds call on the profundity of the…