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Midnight, Oakland

I am a white woman living in an affluent country, in a liberal state, with an education and a good job.  I am not oppressed like women in Darfur or Afghanistan.  I have never been attacked… at least not by a stranger.  Even with the most basic credentials of a first world country, I am […]

Saint Louis

I was walking St. Louis alone late one night. All the bars had closed and even the last hearty hopefuls had found their way to the door. There was no one on the street, but there were lights in many windows. The blue flicker of television leaked out from behind a few curtains. An icy […]