“HBO’s The Night Of gives Naz — and the rest of us — an education in reasonable doubt, presumed guilt, and a certain kind of brownness.” For Wear Your Voice Mag, September 2016.
The powerful victim impact statement released by the Stanford rape survivor inspired me to write my own. My first piece for Wear Your Voice Magazine, published in June 2016.
“And in the exposing of vulnerability, of pain, of such great loss, is the seeking for answers why. Why did this happen? Where did they go now that they’re gone? Are they safe? Are they at peace? Why not me? Why did I survive and others didn’t? Is there a purpose behind it all?” My 20th piece for HuffPost, published in December 2015.
“After Wendy’s death I had to testify in court three times against her murderers: The first was the preliminary hearing to determine if the case would go to trial. The second was against the woman who pulled the trigger. The third time I testified was against the murderer’s accomplice.” My 17th article for HuffPost, published in October 2015.
“Now — and also in the wake of the newest horrifying mass shooting in Charleston — is a little empathy and compassion for traumatized people really too much to ask?” My 8th article for Huffington Post, published in July 2015.