For the past few years, I have talked about the nature of policing and our relationship to it amongst my circle of friends. My friends, mostly progressive, ask me if there’s anything we can do to help solve some of the serious problems that exist in policing, even though only one of us is Black and has real-life lived experiences with police violence and racism.
This morning, Minnesota State Police arrested CNN correspondent Omar Jimenez and his camera crew as they were reporting live on the air on the protests in Minneapolis.
The event is confounding and unforgivable because there is no reasonable alternative explanation for the events.
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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.
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.
Troy, wondering if he gets treats. (He does not.)
Finally figured out how to get him to like me
A heating pad
Bet it’s been a while since you sent a letter ro request info that should not be faxed or emailed