New video from Director Joe Posner reminds us just how broadly violence affects American women — and how often it comes at the hands of those who claim to love them.
Embedded in a post frankly titled “It’s incredibly dangerous to be a woman in America,” the video displays rates of violent crimes against women in the United States. The statistics are not printed on paper or pixelated on a screen. They are scrawled across a woman’s body, written in ink on bare skin.
Learn more via Huffington Post.
On an all new episode of BackStory: the history of policing in America - and what happens when officers don’t protect those they serve.
“ […] how I still, sometimes, crave understanding. ”
Mary Oliver, from Long Life: Essays And Other Writings (Da Capo Press, 2005)
“ May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears. ”
“ Some people become cops because they want to make the world a better place. Some people become vandals because they want to make the world a better looking place. ”
Spinach, Garden Pea and Asparagus Tart!!
Brilliant, although I think I will try to substitute green beans in place of the asparagus. This time of the season, there are more green beans than I can figure out what to do with.