Born in Detroit; self-employed attorney specializing in appellate law, family law, and child welfare law. Mother of two complex special needs children. Published poet.

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VAN JONES – Dakota Pipeline Protests as big as the Civil Rights Movement! #NoDAPL

The president-elect is busy chatting up North Dakota Democratic Senator Heidi Heitkamp on this and other issues. Does the president have anything to say? - promoted by hesterprynne

West Roxbury Pipeline Activist 22 Year Old Sophia Wilansky faces Amputation after being struck by a Concussion Grenade at Standing Rock #NoDAPL #waterisone #mediawhiteout #waterprotectorssophia

Water Cannons turned on water protectors in 25 degree weather tonight [11/20/16] North Dakota. Anybody remember this happening to the Bundy's? - promoted by hesterprynne

Trucks driving into prayer circles…No offense, but more than mere marching is going on in Standing Rock – and it matters #NoDAPL #waterisone #mediawhiteout


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FORUM 11/1/16 showcasing the three candidates for the Chair of the Democratic Party in Massachusetts

Police shot and killed a native american’s horse, maced medics while they were giving aide, and arrested folks in the middle of a prayer circle

Report from the DAPL site, which in ordinary times, would be getting a lot more attention - promoted by hesterprynne

Citing the 1851 Fort Laramie Treatie, today, 10/23/16 Water Protectors take back sovereign lands via blockade and their right of eminent domain!

For some time of late esteemed BMG'er AmberPaw has been directing our attention to the noble opposition being exerted by the Standing Rock Native American Tribe to the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline in north central U.S. The opposition by the Tribe to the pipeline concerns not only the climate change fossil fuels bring us but also the tribe's constitutional religious free exercise rights and the constitutional free press rights of journalists to cover this controversy. Today, former VP Al Gore endorsed the position of the the Standing Rock Tribe on the issue - promoted by hesterprynne