Angie Chatman is a writer, editor and storyteller. She focuses on the intersection of race and social justice in the business, tech, education and food sectors. She lives in Boston, Massachusetts, with her family, including rescue dog Lizzie.

All Stories by Angie Chatman

November 30, 2022

Pandemic stress daunting for health professionals

Turmoil and upheaval raise levels of anxiety, fear and isolation. Doctors heed their advice to patients: Meditate, rest, exercise and remember: ‘We will get through this.’

February 7, 2022

Sign language with swagger

Casandra Xavier, who is deaf-blind, turned her frustrations around being marginalized into advocacy. She shares the nuances of Black American Sign Language and disability legislation she’s fighting for in Massachusetts.

October 27, 2021

What happens when positivity goes too far?

Displaying false happiness in times of turmoil can often serve as a defense mechanism. But in reality, toxic positivity can do more harm than good.

March 9, 2021

Covid-19 spread in prisons reveals inequities in the system

What happens when a deadly virus enters the U.S. prison system? Corrections institutions struggle to care for inmates — many with chronic medical conditions — and their workers.

February 11, 2021

Aerospace and the giant leaps to address diversity

Engineers of color share their experiences in the aerospace industry as diversity and inclusion efforts expand.