In this New York Times article, the perspective of workers is absent. That’s a huge mistake.
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Troy would like attention… after spending a lot of my money on veterinary fees.
(Which would be so much nicer if I actually had a dog.)
Social distancing is quite lonely but I’m reminding myself to see it’s pretty.
As a newer developer to working with backend and infrastructure resources, it’s the first time that I’m doing things in AWS at scale. For example, I have never used AWS RDS Aurora before, as my databases had usually just been Linux applications running on a small EC2 instance.
Troy didn’t know Clement was already in the bed when he jumped up. Now both of them are annoyed — with me. (Like it’s my fault.)
He wants to know why I woke him up. (It was for this photo.)
I’m guessing that a two-minute video produced a student homecoming committee was not meant to appear in The New York Times in this way. And yet, in 2020, here we are again: Still discussing race as it exists in America, and grappling with the realities of our racial condition from one decade to the next.