With the people…

February 7, 2013


With the people, for the people, by the people. I crack up when I hear it. I say ‘with the handful, for the handful, by the handful’ cause that’s what really happens. (Fannie Lou Hamer)

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February 6, 2013

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My Personal Dilemma with Gentrification, Affordable Housing & Race

September 23, 2012



Recently, I moved away from Miami to work for an awesome nonprofit legal research and development organization in D.C. So far, it’s been amazing – the city is incredibly diverse, the first glimpse of fall has my heart skipping a beat in excitement, and my fellowship is fulfilling. So far, I’ve thoroughly enjoyed frolicking in […]

I’m Swooning! Michigan Law Student Wins Case, Protects Right to Cuss Out Cops

August 3, 2012


Jared Rapp. http://www.thenewspaper.com/news/38/3860.asp

This story is so awesome. Today, a former Michigan State University law student represented himself before the Michigan Supreme Court and successfully fought for the right to insult a meter maid who gave him a ticket at his university. In 2008, Jared Rapp received a parking ticket. No big deal for some, but Mr. Rapp […]

The Death Penalty & Me (In A Nutshell)

July 3, 2012



I effing love the title to this post. I know I made it up, so it sounds weird to be all like “What an amazing title, blah blah blah,” but I mean, really! This may be the title to my autobiography. I’m just kidding, but today’s post is all about the death penalty… and me. […]

The Emergence of Dreams into Reality

June 2, 2012



In philosophical terms, emergence is “the way complex systems and patterns arise out of a multiplicity of relatively simple interactions”. I’m not gonna get too deep into philosophy, because that’s not my thing. (Although I really enjoy it. I’ve taken a couple of philosophy of law/human rights classes, but I was never the “star” of […]

So I Went to the Bookstore with Michelle Alexander…

April 25, 2012


Miami Herald's Pulitzer Prize winning columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. introduced lawyer and bestselling author Michelle Alexander at Books & Books.

I’m so lying. I wish I was cool enough to informally chill at a bookstore cafe with revolutionary author and intellectual bad-ass Michelle Alexander. But alas, such close friendships only exist in my nerdy-girl dreams. I was, however, lucky enough to hear her speak to a lively audience of readers at Books & Books about […]


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