Es cierto, a muchos de nosotros nos gustaría vivir en el pasado inmutable de nuestros recuerdos, que parece repetirse idéntico en los sabores de algunos alimentos y en algunas fechas marcadas en rojo en los calendarios, pero sin darnos cuenta hemos ido dejando que creciera dentro de nosotros una lejanía que ya no remedian los viajes tan rápidos ni alivian las llamadas de teléfono que apenas hacemos ni las cartas que dejamos de escribir hace muchos años. Ahora que podríamos ir tan veloz y confortablemente por la autovía en apenas tres horas es cuando más de tarde en tarde regresamos. Todo está mucho más cerca, pero somos nosotros los que nos vamos quedando poco a poco más lejos.
Antonio Muñoz Molina
I went from being totally unknown and never acting professionally to being in a major movie and being very famous. It all happened so quickly, I didn’t have any time to work things out. It’s been pretty scary at times.
"At Rio Americano High School in Sacramento CA, a student named Dejza, was violently assaulted by a vice principal, Matt Collier, for attempting to take back a piece of art with a political message that the administration didn’t like. She was put in a chokehold and slammed against the desk. When she tried to resist this unlawful abuse of authority, she was slammed and held onto the ground. Matt Collier laid on top of her, crushing her with his weight. Dejza could not breathe, and begged Collier to get off of her. Luckily, another faculty member came in and ended the situation. Dejza went to see a doctor for severe whiplash, and yesterday was her first day of physical therapy. Despite this being blatantly wrong and illegal, the administration has put her on suspension for resisting, and Collier was not disciplined. On the fifth day of her suspension, she will attend a meeting held by bias members of the administration to determine if she will be expelled.
They have tried to silence anyone who speaks out on social media, but today we have gathered in person for a silent sit-in protest.
Dejza has been wronged, and brutalized, and now she is receiving punishment. They’ve tried to silence her. They’ve tried to silence us.” -Grant Wright
One of my friends Grant posted this on facebook and even though im not in Sacramento I want to help. This girl has been mistreated by a full grown man who may never be punished. I want to help spread awareness. So please, spread this around. Let people know that this is NOT okay. The more support we have, the better.
i’m so proud to have been a part of this today but you guys please please please please reblog/spread this around any way you possibly can it’s so important and her story needs to be heard by people outside of our city because what this man did is so so so incredibly far from okay
arrest Matt Collier. protect and redeem Dejza.
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