Deana Ridenhour

3 Articles


Financial reparations are necessary to closing the racial wealth gap

Had Abraham Lincoln not been assassinated, race relations in the United States would be drastically different than they are today. In 1865, Union General William T. Sherman’s Special Field Order No. 15...


U.S. car dependency exacerbates climate crises and hinders public safety

In most United States cities, a car is a prerequisite to the ability to thrive. This is an aspect of our society that has gone unquestioned for generations. In addition to cars...


Incarcerated individuals deserve the right to vote

On Sunday, March 7, the 56th anniversary of Bloody Sunday, President Biden signed an executive order to improve access to voting rights and called on Congress to pass the John Lewis Voting...