American-Iranian relations

If you don't know the story of Iranian Air Flight 655, then you don't fully understand American-Iranian relations. On July 3, 1988 the US Navy used missiles to shoot down an Iranian passenger jet – killing all 290 civilians – including 66 children – on board. pic.twitter.com/Jw3E2YtXBa — Shaun King (@shaunking) January 6, 2020

Review: Things That Can and Cannot Be Said

by Danielle Champíet As I recline on my couch reading Things That Can and Cannot Be Said by John Cusack and Arundhati Roy, the binding creased and cracked from the multiple times it’s been read, a headline pops up on my phone about the Trump-Ukraine investigation. A chill goes down my spine and I realize […]

Guilt in our Pockets: Poems from South India

by Danielle Champiet-Coronado   Braving the winter chill and the rain, I found a friendly face waiting in the Starbucks café at Barnes and Noble. It was Tuesday, the last Tuesday, and soon poets and poetry lovers would be gathering for the open mic session that evening. Fortune favors the bold and it certainly did! […]

Isaiah Washington Speaks Again

By Danielle Champiet-Coronado Expanding on the deep and extremely personal stories that he shared in his hugely successful book, A Man From Another Land, Isaiah Washington goes even deeper in his podcast series, Isaiah Washington Speaks Again. In his jovial and entertaining way, Mr. Washington presents new events from his life and travels while mixing […]

A Man From Another Land

If you are looking for a great read whose story will take you in and swaddle you in hope, then I cannot recommend A Man From Another Land by Isaiah Washington more emphatically. When I first learned of the book, I was intrigued. Genealogy research has been an area of much interest to me for […]

A Man From Another Land

If you are looking for a great read whose story will take you in and swaddle you in hope, then I cannot recommend A Man From Another Land by Isaiah Washington more emphatically. When I first learned of the book, I was intrigued. Genealogy research has been an area of much interest to me for […]