Take Flight

I know I’ve been quiet lately, but it’s only because there has been a ton of work to do. I’ve been going to committee meetings for police accountability in Annapolis, Baltimore, Fairfax County; I’ve been reading and researching and planning out what the next step is. One really awesome thing I’ve done during my writing absence was […]

I am the Activist who took the “Heartwarming” Picture of the Soldier and Little Girl in Baltimore

I’m the girl that took the picture of the soldier and child in Baltimore that went viral. I meant to capture a sad moment, one of wasted resources and failure. Who knew that so many people think all of our racial and economic problems could be solved if someone would just think to smile at […]

The Week in Review – August 15

This was a pretty busy week for the news, but most of it has been depressing. Ferguson, MO went from being treated like a war zone to being under the control of Ron Johnson, who told the Post, “When I see a young lady cry because of fear of this uniform, that’s a problem…We’ve got […]

“Are we a town of bigotry?” Yes.

“Are we a town of bigotry?” Yes. Applying to law school? Sending out your resume to midlevel jobs? Better purge your Facebook of all pictures of you out with your friends! Looking to work for the city of Addison? Tom Hunse can tell you all about how you ought to beef up your LinkedIn with racist […]

Better to be Christian and Have Dementia than to be Muslim and Qualified

Someone asked me the other day what’s wrong with Dallas — if it’s so cheap to live there, there must be some kind of catch. I didn’t know the answer then, but I sure do now. I should just forward him this article. So the mayor of Addison (a Dallas suburb where yours truly lives) […]