Transgender Day of Remembrance

I’m feeling under the weather today, so this will be an abbreviated version of the post I had planned to write today. Every year in November the LGBTQ community holds a space – memorials, events, tributes – for those who…

Empathy and the Jury

Eight of us filed back into the courtroom, into the juror’s box and sat down. As everyone else in the room also sat, the judge peered at us over her glasses. “Jurors,” she said, “I understand that you would like…

Fort Greene Park Summer Literary Festival

First, let’s clear our throats. Willie Perdomo That was Willie Perdomo at last week’s Fort Greene Park Summer Literary Festival. (I took all of these videos with my sweetie’s new Flip camera, so please forgive the jiggles and wiggles ???…

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