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Where Are You Going, Trayvon Martin?

Where Are You Going, Trayvon Martin? Via ElephantJournal on July 24, 2013 http://www.elephantjournal.com/2013/07/where-are-you-going-trayvon-martin-mirela-gegprifti/ The Zimmerman trial and the resulting verdict of finding him not guilty in the shooting of Trayvon Martin brought to mind a family anecdote. A few years ago, while chatting on the phone with my friend’s five-year-old son, he cheerfully shared stories … Continue reading

Belonging & Identity: Immigration & Terrorism in the 21st Century

http://www.elephantjournal.com/2013/07/belonging-identity-immigration-terrorism-in-the-21st-century-mirela-gegprifti/   Via elephant journal on July 7, 2013 By Mirela Gegprifti In a culture that is obsessed with immediacy, the idea of writing about the Tsarnaev brothers may seem too passè. And perhaps it is passé for those who have never been touched by the immigration process. But for the rest of us, we … Continue reading