YA Author Shamim Sarif Partners with Headwaters Relief Organization to Combat Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is prevalent worldwide, even in more developed countries such as the United States. Around 4 million people are trafficked each year—with 50% of trafficking victims being children—taken for forced labor or sexual exploitation. Areas that have recently suffered a natural disaster are especially vulnerable to human traffickers, and this hidden aftermath caught the […]

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Their Uproarious Laughter

When I heard Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s opening statement, what struck me, as it struck so many people, was her recollection of the laughter of two teenage boys—their uproarious laughter at her expense. It made a memory, one that I’ve often pushed down over the course of my life, resurface. The school bus in middle school was no man’s land. No adults except for the bus driver who, with his back turned to us and […]

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Four Days

Day One ren@animeaddict: oh my gosh! did you see her today?! gosh! i hate seeing her face. everybody hates you! ane@fakinginnocence: nobody likes you! you and your black lips can fly away!!! n@animallover: in reply to ane@fakinginnocence: “nobody likes you! you and your black lips can fly away!!!” hahahahah black lips 😀 em@notyourgoodgirl: i ACCIDENTALLY […]

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