The percentage of new female HIV cases nationwide which black women comprise. Forbes reports that HIV/AIDS is now the leading cause of death among black women age 25-34.
the library here is neither very big nor terribly user-friendly, but I took out a book of poems by Akhmatova and it turns out it’s an old copy that the Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty used for research until (I’m guessing?) 1995 when the university got their archives.
Some pictures from the rally today at Columbia. So much wonderful support for my sister and I! Emma and I are truly grateful to everyone who came, and everyone who was there in spirit.
This honestly makes me so emotional.
Can we all collectively agree to be done with silence?