April 14, 2021
At the very same time the trial against Derek Chauvin is unfolding in Minneapolis, another Black man, Daunte Wright, has been killed by a police officer in nearby Brooklyn Center. George Floyd, as is well known and viscerally horrifying, was killed by Chauvin as the now-former officer pressed down on his neck for nine and one-half minutes, ignoring pleas for mercy and for justice. The intention to use force was clear. The trial will determine if nine and a half minutes of application of such force can be equated to murderous intent......
April 12, 2021
Poetry can help us feel less alone....
Even if we can't do anything else, bearing witness and refusing to turn away is a vital necessity....
April 09, 2021
Tell me the stories of life....
March 31, 2021
My first semester of cantorial school, as a 40-something single mom during a pandemic.
A video where Brad Hirschfield lists the victims names in the recent Orlando shooting. Because first we need to internalize a tragedy before we jump to speak.