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Hate crime victims remembered

As published in The Pioneer.

Today is the International Transgender Day of Remembrance, a day set aside to remember victims of hate crimes due to anti-transgender hatred and prejudice. 456 more words


Reality Hits...

Unlike other African countries Malawi has always been known to be relatively safe in comparison. The ‘Warm Heart of Africa’ where the people are always friendly and welcoming, it certainly lived up to the name during my last visit and I not only felt safe but I felt at home. 2,284 more words

The Calm After the Storm in North Philadelphia

It’s almost 6 o’clock and a 42-year-old repairman for Petro Oil has just reached the house of some Temple University students complaining that they have no heat. 639 more words

In Philly

"at bottom, and just in the deepest and most important things, we are unutterably alone" or, thinking through failed witness

Some things are hard to talk about. It’s easier to talk about and around them, keep a safe distance away. Easier still to not speak them at all. 700 more words

And I Begin To Call This Life

The Displaced

Found this link on Black Film and would love to share it with you. Please check it out and share it and your views. I think this is great for those who are not clear on the impact this tragedy has had on people, especially the parts that have not been sensationalized. 104 more words

Umbrella Ultra Marathon, October 29, 2014, 4am - 4pm, Hong Kong!

To celebrate (should I use that word?! anyway… celebrate our limited freedom for now)

to celebrate the Umbrella Movement, which started on September 28, 2014 (Sunday), for a month now; a group of runners organised the Umbrella Ultra Marathon with route in total 102 KM (!!!), on tomorrow (October 29, Wednesday) at 4am. 297 more words

Umbrella Movement