I'm so excited to announce that I got my dream internship with Senator Patty Murray! I got to speak with her years before for her bill Higher Education Access and Success for Homeless and Foster Youth Act or S. 2267. That year, I was still a fashion design major but now, I'm entering my senior… Continue reading How I Got My Dream Internship and How You Can Too!
On June 29, 2020, the Supreme Court decided on June Medical Services, LLC v. Russo. In a very close 5-4 vote, the Court voted to uphold the District Court’s judgment that Louisiana Act 620 was unconstitutional because “enforcing the admitting-privileges requirement would drastically reduce the number and geographic distribution of abortion providers, making it impossible… Continue reading A Win to Protect Abortion Rights
Once again, another Black man has been murdered by officers who are supposed to uphold the law. Another man who was a son, a brother, a father, a lover. And once again, I am at a loss for words. I am unable to express my sadness to family members because most will say racism doesn't… Continue reading Police Brutality, Oppression, and My Life
As a break from the Outlander series, I read the January 2020 Reese's Book Club pick, Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid. It is a book about race and white privilege; a book about the labor divide and a semi nuclear family but with two daughters and a "working" mom. Reid writes the book… Continue reading Such A Fun Age by Kiley Reid