Category Archives: Gun Violence

On Empathy, by Andrea W. Doray

  Empathy unites the hopes and dreams of humanity by Andrea W. Doray One Friday night recently, I was in Nigeria, Ethiopia, and Ukraine. I smelled the jasmine and heard the mourning doves of Syria. I savored lunch in Afghanistan. … Continue reading

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Border Crisis, by Pilar Rodríguez Aranda

Border Crisis, or Juárez City is Inside Our Closets by Pilar Rodríguez Aranda (To read this post in Spanish, scroll down.) Everyday I read, listen to, and witness the decomposition of our “human” societies, and everyday I become more convinced … Continue reading

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Malala Yousafzai’s Journey to the UN, by Alexandra Kinias

Malala Yousafzai’s Journey to the UN by Alexandra Kinias Malala Yousafzai is a breath of fresh air in an environment polluted with gunpowder and radicalism. She is a spring blossom growing in a field of thorny bushes, only to be … Continue reading

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Blood and Bone, by Mary Carroll-Hackett

Blood and Bone By Mary Carroll-Hackett Thirty minutes ago, five minutes after the Not Guilty verdict was announced in the trial in which George Zimmerman was charged with murdering Trayvon Martin, my oldest son J texted me to let me … Continue reading

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I Do Not Wish to Obsess, by Pilar Rodríguez Aranda

This spring, Writing for Peace looks at gun violence, as well as violence against women and other issues of women’s equality. No es que quiera obsesionarme by Pilar Rodríguez Aranda Translation by Rosarela Meza No es que quiera obsesionarme pero … Continue reading

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Weary of a Violent Vocabulary, by Andrea W. Doray

This spring, Writing for Peace looks at gun violence, as well as violence against women and other issues of women’s equality. Weary of a Violent Vocabulary by Andrea W. Doray  The other day, the building where I was working was … Continue reading

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