Recently I resolved to spend less time on Instagram. I knew I loved it because I was able to interact visually with my world, but I began to spend my down time when I wanted to think just scrolling through the app. This time, I realized, was handicapping my thoughts as much as it was … Continue reading A Moment With Lincoln – And Without Instagram.
On Friday afternoon I got off the bus at the crossing of Mount Pleasant and Irving Streets in NW DC. I had every intention of walking into the local market to get tomato sauce for dinner, but immediately after I stepped off the bus, I heard a large commotion and saw a handful of police … Continue reading White Alliance.
Today, July 11th, 2018, marks the 23rd anniversary of the genocide at Srebrenica, where 8,373 boys and men were killed intentionally by Bosnian Serb forces in one of six UN-protected “safe zones”. I always commemorate this day, a mental reminder of why I do what I do, study what I study. This anniversary, however, finds … Continue reading Srebrenica.