Day: June 19, 2010

Happy Juneteenth!

[Image description: an illustration of broken chains superimposed over African art and a quote: ‘In accordance with a proclamation from the executive of the United States, all slaves are free…’ Big letters in the middle read ‘Juneteenth: June 19, 1865-Galveston,…

Back from Suffragette City

You’ve got your mother in a whirl/Cause she’s not sure if you’re a boy or a girl -Rebel Rebel, David Bowie And for my last trick… I’ve written about pop and dancing and falling in love and even a few…

Helen Keller Mythbusting Day 2010

Today, 19 June, is ‘Helen Keller Day’ on Second Life, an event that is designed to get Second Life participants thinking about disability and accommodations, something I wholly support. A group of disability rights activists decided to take advantage of…