WHY WASNT THIS NATIONAL NEWS?!
I think we know why.
This made Atlanta news because it happened not far from where I live. It was only a few months after Sandy Hook and I just remember crying from relief when I heard about this woman and how she managed to prevent another tragedy through compassion and empathy.
This was national news. Anderson Cooper dedicated his his whole show to her and she did several interviews
Happy Birthday, Jessica Williams!
Jessica joined The Daily Show with Jon Stewart in 2012 at the tender age of 22, making her the show’s youngest cast member ever as well as its first black female correspondent.
“It’s impossible to be perfect, and you won’t do a good job if you’re too focused on proving yourself to others. Instead, I try to envision myself succeeding in whatever I’m doing.”
I would like to believe that not being racist isn’t extraordinarily difficult. I would like to think that by simply acknowledging the humanity of other people and their right to exist in this world and being open and aware to learning about certain issues, you can avoid many uncomfortable moments. If nothing else, you can certainly avoid the racist, imbecilic, drivel published yesterday by the New York Times.
"I’m going to need to put down the internet and go dance this one out. Because ish is getting real."
TCR | 2014.09.16 | Unlocking the Truth is a metal band made up of teenage musicians, none over 13 years old. The group performed at Coachella and the Vans Warped Tour in 2014 and has opened for Guns N’ Roses and Queens of the Stone Age. They are now signed under Sony with a $1.8 million recording contract.