“In that moment, it was exactly what I needed to hear.”
“Even though we are students at one of the most prestigious institutions in the world, we are still subject to the same prejudices and biases that possibly led to Michael Brown’s death.”
“As a black man in America, it is reasonable to believe I can be shot by law enforcement for brandishing a black camera, which can be mistaken for a gun.”
“Some poems are direct responses to Wallace’s life and work; others are instances in which I find myself in.”
Because we all need a reminder sometimes.
“My lines remind me of what I have conquered.”
Lots of different characters, one brilliant man.
“This country is not post-racial, this country is not just, this country is not free.”
“When I was 18, I was in a hurry to grow up.”
“We want justice not chaos!!”
People are using the anonymous secret-sharing app Whisper and opening up about their experiences with post-traumatic stress disorder.
Drawn by illustrator and New York resident David Ostow.
“I hope everyone remembers Sean Maguire.”
“This might be the one time I’m speechless.”
“Robin Williams made such an impact on me and didn’t even know it.”
We had the chance to interview Ava Dellaira, who published her debut novel, Love Letters to the Dead, in April. Now, she’s working on the script for the film, which is being produced by the same people who made The Fault in Our Stars.
Seriously, why is this happening?