“As I write this, we are well into the second power outage of the day in this part of Kyiv, Ukraine’s capital city. We have experienced daily power outages since Russia began missile attacks.”
A personal account about the murder of a young Latino man in Texas and the failure of the local court system to provide justice to his loved ones.
Whether you’re a citizen, resident, or an undocumented imigrant who relies on Medicaid for health insurance, flaws in the existing program, and the decisions being made by a government whose job is to represent “the people,” will inevitably affect millions.
The term “living in the shadows” is something I’m familiar with, having grown up waiting for some type of path that would allow me to become a legal resident. I did so while surviving a relationship that involved domestic violence.
My great-grandfather’s story has long inspired my own activism for victims of violence, as well as migrant rights and farmworkers. May we all have the courage to advocate as he did so many years ago.