Speak Loudly and Carry a Big Sign

Around 4 p.m. last Saturday afternoon, I sat in Elephant and Castle on Pennsylvania Avenue as President Trump delivered a televised speech to the intelligence community in front of the C.I.A. memorial wall. Around me a rowdy crowd booed and jeered at this man, and outside a steady procession filled the streets in opposition of […]

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You never know who could be a feminist: An Interview with My Feminist Professor

Flickr Image This weeks post is an interview on feminism with Dr. Jennifer Connerley. Dr. Connerley is an adjunct professor at, yours truly, James Madison University. To say that she is an intelligent woman wouldn’t do her justice. She is bold, brilliant, soft spoken, a professor of unique style and dress, and an absolute expert […]

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I’m Still With Her

Secretary Clinton, In the aftermath of a shifting reality that I can no longer make sense of, I have found myself in a strange place of speechlessness while at the same time, needing more than ever, the words to express my deep devastation over the results of last night’s election. I come to you from […]

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Together But Not The Same: Tensions between an older and younger generation, and how they need each other

I wouldn’t consider myself old, as I am only approaching my 30’s, but having a brother that is 13 years younger and a 9th grader makes my feelings of youth somehow disappear. It’s all too easy to look at the youth and adolescents in our world today and not really think much of them. Maybe […]

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