Black Lives Matter Part 1

The reason black lives matter isn’t because white lives don’t. It’s because all lives matter once black lives do. This is a concept I only really began to grasp recently. As a freelance journalist, I’ve tried to cover to the best of my ability the outrage over the killings of black men throughout the United […]

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A day in the life

The trees look down on me with their heavy branches swaying. I stop myself and take a picture without thinking. I don’t know what the picture means to me until I look back at it. I just get bored of trees like this sometimes. I stopped on the road to get cigarettes from the liquor […]

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Teachers and allies rally in Lynbrook, NY and across Long Island to protest against Governor Cuomo’s education policies

LYNBROOK, NY–March 28th, 2015–Teachers and others rallied across Long Island on Merrick Road from Valley Stream to West Islip in attempt to draw attention to what they perceive as an attack on public education and teachers. Cuomo’s plan would allow standardized test scores to account for 50% of a teacher’s evaluation while the other 50% […]

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Flowers for Billy and Rose

Screaming echoed throughout the ward as a visitor was buzzed in. “Come in. He’s ready,” said the nurse, her demeanor disinterested and unaffected by the chaotic shrieking all around her. The woman followed the nurse into the dormitory where a young man was sitting on the bed, face buried in his hands. He looked up, […]

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