I was a victim of cyber bullying during my freshman year of college. I will never forget the moment I was sitting at my favorite campus coffee shop, glancing through anonymous posts on a collegiate online forum, when I saw my name. The post said, “Melanie – you’re fat. If you cared more about your… Continue reading
The Anti-Defamation League recently launched the Imagine a World Without Hate video and action campaign. Let’s all do our part to work towards this vision.(Source: http://www.youtube.com/)
The Anti-Defamation League has a new blog dedicated to providing inside access to their work and perspective on some of critical issues our country faces including extremism, anti-Semitism, and racism. Their posts are thoroughly researched and linked, and provides a helpful lens to recognize and understand the bigotry that is unfortunately still very present in… Continue reading Access ADL
I devote today to remembering the strength and courage of our country 10 years ago, from the first responders to the heroes on Flight 93 to the support networks throughout the country, and celebrating the friendships of here and now. We all have our own stories and connections, but ultimately, as 9/11/01 taught us, this… Continue reading 9/11/2011
I can appreciate the pride in our troops’ efforts, and that “justice” “has been served”. I understand how people are celebrating and that Bin Ladin’s death is an historic moment and a “success” for both current and past administrations and for the American people. Totally valid. But, to me, it’s still murder, and while it… Continue reading I don’t think death is a cause to celebrate.