• 88 pieces made it into the ACCH’s biennial show

    Broward Palm Beach New Times, September 15, 2015 The Art and Culture Center of Hollywood is a quaint yellow building with stately palm trees and well-landscaped shrubbery. Usually, it’s the art inside that’s controversial — not the politics surrounding the place. But over the summer, Jane Hart, who had been the curator for eight years, …

  • The Nameless Islands

    Roads & Kingdoms, August 4, 2015 I’m in a kayak, alone and three months pregnant, paddling through jade water, trying to reach an unnamed island off the shore of Big Pine Key, Florida. The mangroves that have waded offshore—tangles of long grey legs topped with a mess of bright green leaves—point me towards a strip …

  • Presidential hopefuls in Ft. Lauderdale today; meet the underdogs

    Broward Palm Beach New Times, July 31, 2015 Today there’s a presidential candidate plenary — that’s a fancy word for “big meeting” — in Fort Lauderdale, and five candidates are going to be here to speak at the Urban League’s national conference. Surely, you’ve already media-overdosed on Clintons and Bushes by now, so here are …

  • Demolition fears haunt Israeli neighborhoods

    Al Jazeera English, December 18, 2012 Israel’s Supreme Court ruled last week that the state cannot extend its separation barrier through the West Bank village of Batir, located next to the Green Line that divides Israel from the Palestinian territories. Petitioners argued the wall would destroy Batir’s ancient agricultural terraces and unique irrigation system, both …