Je Suis Charlie

I’ve been glued to my tv watching coverage of the terrorist attack in Paris. Jesus fucking Christ. Also, yesterday there was a bombing next door to the Colorado Springs chapter of the N.A.A.C.P. Live and freaking let live people. But obviously these people are so severely damaged they are beyond reason and compassion. Our hearts are with you, people of France!

A very ephemeral sign on 11th Street. It clearly wasn’t meant to last very long. In case you can’t read it, underneath “I can’t breathe,” it says, “he could not do anything! But WE can!”

I Can't Breathe

Stacy Horn

I've written six non-fiction books, the most recent is Damnation Island: Poor, Sick, Mad, and Criminal in 19th-Century New York.

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