Mint is introducing a brand new discussion board for tales from reporters, the neighborhood
Journalism doesn’t usually get the possibility to be private.
Positive, generally we cowl subjects private to us, and each good journalist does their finest to cowl and characterize the subject the perfect they’ll, however too usually we’ve got to separate ourselves from the story even when we might add one thing to it.
Moreover opinion columns, it’s uncommon journalists get an opportunity to be near their story, and even rarer after they can add their expertise to it. Our aim is to cowl the vital subjects, the related ones, and the way they intersect with our lives extra usually than we get to indicate.
So why not inform tales which you can’t take the reporter out of? Tales that cowl present subjects from a distinct lens, that give glimpses into private lives and lift questions, that offer you a brand new perspective. Tales which might be part of the author.
On this distinctive assortment of private tales, we hope you’ll discover some you possibly can relate to and maybe some that will provide you with a glance into experiences outdoors from your personal, increasing your standpoint and difficult what you thought you knew.
Or at the very least that’s the hope anyway.
We will learn books, information, watch documentaries, however what’s extra private than studying the experiences of your neighbors from a first-hand account? Conversations, you’d be proper, however tales instructed by means of these concerned come to an in depth second.
This collection goals to spark conversations about race, id, gender, social norms and the human expertise.
Our tales revolve round how we grew up, what we’ve got gone by means of and even what we liked doing on Saturday mornings. We study by means of trial and error, and we maintain our experiences like sacred classes – painful or not.
It may be therapeutic to share components of ourselves that we might have been guarding for a while with strangers, if and if you really feel prepared.
Everybody has a narrative, why not inform yours?
We hope to obtain submissions from college students and neighborhood members as properly. If you want to share a narrative a few explicit expertise or reminiscence that holds that means to you, ship us an electronic mail at email@example.com.