On Thursday, April 26, Arizona educators marched in a sea of red to demand more funding for schools and pay increase. In 97-degree weather 10,000s of teachers, students, and supporters marched to the Arizona Capitol. The movement started a few weeks back. Arizona teachers wore red shirts to school to show their involvement and support towards Red for Ed. They staged walk-ins before school, protesting … Continue reading Red for Ed: Arizona Teachers Protest
Beyoncé Knowles is the first woman of color to ever headline at Coachella Music festival in Indio, California. Fans have been waiting in anticipation for months ever since the lineup was announced in January. They’ve even created the trending hashtag #BEYchella. Needless to say, she did not disappoint. The show started with a marching band dressed in all yellow. As the marching band played dancers … Continue reading What Happened at #BeyChella?
I find the concept of finding home in people to be quite beautiful. A home is a place of your own. You know the layout of all the rooms, how loud the doors shut, and which stair is the sqeakiest. A home is a familiar place. Finding that familiarity in people is wonderful thing. At a certain point in my life I felt I did … Continue reading Finding Home
It is easy to send thoughts and prayers. Policy and change is harder. It is very easy to feel helpless in these situations. It is easy to feel helpless when the majority of Americans can legally buy an AR-15 rifle before they can buy beer. It is easy to feel helpless when you have read the headline “Largest Mass Shooting In US History” three times … Continue reading Gun Control: Taking Action