Esther J. Cepeda



Esther J. Cepeda is a nationally syndicated columnist with The Washington Post Writers Group. She was previously a a reporter and columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times.
Latest from Esther J. Cepeda

I was so anxious, but then I started a gratitude journal

I made other changes, too, but writing down things that made me happy really worked.

July 15, 2017

The landmine in labeling someone ‘black’

A new study shows the consequences of racial and ethnic descriptions.

December 25, 2014

Why some women shun feminism

Some believe that no one requires a political label to help women succeed.

November 14, 2014

Too many women ignore their own misogyny

Too many women treat each other with contempt.

June 3, 2014

Esther J. Cepeda: Ring the school bell year-round

Summer break stretches the gap between children.

August 16, 2013

Wrong in any language

Ignorant stereotypes about Hispanics aired again on national TV.

August 14, 2013

Target-ed discrimination?

Hispanic workers sue the company over a memo.

July 20, 2013

Esther J. Cepeda: Saying no to alcohol

Dealing with drinking’s new peak in popularity.

July 12, 2013

The truth about immigration reform and the Hispanic vote

Conventional wisdom ignores actual polls.

July 10, 2013

Overcoming generational poverty

Where the education system is at a disadvantage.

July 5, 2013