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 … Continue reading Take Flight
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 … Continue reading I am the Activist who took the “Heartwarming” Picture of the Soldier and Little Girl in Baltimore
On April 30th, Joseph Kent talked to the crowd about his first arrest — the one that was live on TV. Remember Kwame Rose, the protestor that got into an argument with Geraldo on the 28th? On Thursday he had round … Continue reading Videos From Baltimore
Today at Penn North is a lot different than Tuesday. ** Since I originally posted this, I was (very briefly) interviewed on CNN to discuss how I feel about the first picture and I have composed my thoughts in a blog entry— basically, not happy. Obviously I’d love if you read my thoughts, but let me sum up the problem by saying I’m a white girl from DC who is invited to go on national news programs to discuss life in West Balto. ** Follow my Facebook and Twitter. You can subscribe to my blog here. Continue reading This is Baltimore
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 to solve that.” The police officer who killed Michael Brown has been identified as Darren Wilson. Robin Williams passed away, and people saw that as good reason to send pictures of his body (photoshopped or real) to his daughter on Twitter. Because people can be evil. The … Continue reading The Week in Review – August 15
“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 … Continue reading “Are we a town of bigotry?” Yes.
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 … Continue reading Better to be Christian and Have Dementia than to be Muslim and Qualified