Remembering Muhammed Hansrod

after Muhammed died I did the only logical thing I went to the   cemetery for black Civil War soldiers now mostly desecrated with ball   fields and dog shit I came to this cemetery of the   not properly appreciated the voices not heeded did   not feel listened to covered over, plotted in … Continue reading Remembering Muhammed Hansrod

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“This has to stop.”

As I prepare to leave for Turkey, and as I continue to absorb the onslaught of the news and reflect on this harrowing summer, the words of Rachel Corrie echo,* written in an e-mail to her mother from Rafah, Gaza three days before her death: I'm having a hard time right now. Just feel sick … Continue reading “This has to stop.”