The beating heart of my community is Puerto Rican – today that heart BLEEDS

This is Puerto Rico.
And this is my street, and it is also Puerto Rico.
My streets: the sounds, the smells, the feel, the beating heart of my community, is Puerto Rican.
Today that heart BLEEDS.

Florida appears to actually have gotten something RIGHT

I am admittedly always a bit terrified when I get any legal updates on any law having anything to do with Florida. Especially when the first sentence of that legal update … Continue reading Florida appears to actually have gotten something RIGHT

I don’t see any way this doesn’t end up in front of SCOTUS

Case Name Sarsour v. Trump IM-VA-0005 Docket / Court 1:17-cv-00120 ( E.D. Va. ) State/Territory Virginia <!—-> Case Type(s) Immigration Special Collection Civil Rights Challenges to Trump Immigration/Refugee Orders Case … Continue reading I don’t see any way this doesn’t end up in front of SCOTUS

Fight Like a Girl: Angela Davis at the Women’s March on Washington

If you haven’t watched it, watch it. If you have watched it, watch it again.

This is What BEAUTY Looks Like

This is what beauty looks like. This is what unity looks like. One. One. ONE. And congratulations, Hidden Figures. Great speech. Love always wins. Never doubt that. Never doubt that.

Swallowing Pictures

Mother was big on impressing upon my memory just who was the boss. She felt that the memories of most people were not utilized as well as they could be. She said that the memory was like a dog, and wanted to be trained…
“You will remember this Arch forever, because you have impressed it into your mind, my darling Tami. You just took a picture that can never be destroyed, stolen, or lost. You just took a picture that you can take with you wherever you go, forever, and no one can ever take it away from you.”