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“We all should know that diversity makes for a rich tapestry, and we must understand that all the threads of the tapestry are equal in value no matter what their color.” —Maya Angelou

“Equality is not a concept. It’s not something we should be striving for. It’s a necessity. Equality is like gravity. We need it to stand on this earth as men and women.” —Joss Whedon

Sydney Wensel graduated cum laude from Fairleigh Dickinson University (The Florham Campus), with a BA in Creative Writing. Before joining the Department of Indigenous, Race, and Ethnic Studies, she was an Administrative Assistant in the field of healthcare. In her free time, she enjoys reading, writing, crocheting, hiking, and watching reruns of Columbo and The Twilight Zone.