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Book Launch for Aditi Khorana

A couple of weeks ago, I went to a MAGICAL book launch for my friend, Aditi Khorana. Aditi’s debut, MIRROR IN THE SKY has been getting rave reviews from NPR, Teen Vogue, Bustle, Buzzfeed and Paste Magazine, among others. At her book launch, Aditi spoke about how she couldn’t have written this book if she hadn’t failed at trying to get […]

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Prayer for Sanity

Dear God, today we pray for sanity. There’s so much fear. I think of two of the wisest voices we have, Ta-Nehisi Coates (the best writer on race in America – Between the World and Me), and Dr. Bobby Smith (handle Visions of Courage, a blind cop who was shot in the face at a highway checkpoint by a […]

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