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My Hurricane Katrina Story

[Today is the 6th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina's landing near the city of New Orleans.  Here is my post about it from last year, including some clips from Spike Lee's two documentaries.  There is still so much recovery that needs to happen there, so much healing.  Today, I am posting a story written by a …

Ugh.

So, Jim Carrey does this and he’s funny?  And Gaddafi owns this and he’s creepy? Here’s the thing: both are gross, in my opinion.  But at least Gaddafi made his photo album for his own private issue.  Jim Carrey made a video where he basically sexually harasses Emma Stone and releases it publicly. And while …

The Injustice System: The West Memphis 3

Today, the West Memphis 3 (Arkansas) were freed after spending 18 years behind bars.  One of the three men was on death row.  The case against them was built on circumstantial evidence, the coerced (and later recanted) testimony of one of the three men, and the need of a community to make sense of the …