How many snap judgements have you made today? This week? How many times have you been able to write a person off based off of a story or two you’ve heard about them? “She’s obnoxious.” “He’s a jerk.” “What an idiot.” Just like that, an entire person, reduced to just a word. Two or three […]Read more "Learning to Reject the Single Story"
The plane trembled below me, jolting my stomach into awareness of the fact that I was thousands of feet above the Earth. Breathing deeply and gripping my armrest, I felt the familiar and unwelcome sensation of motion sickness take hold. Enviously, I glanced at the other passengers around me, unaffected and even bored by the descent as […]Read more "Touching Down in Managua"