Muna Adem: Shanesha Taylor did what she felt she needed to do to survive. She did what many would have done if they were in her shoes. This is what inadequate social support produces.
Muna Adem recently received a bachelor degree in Journalism with a concentration in Broadcasting and a concentration in Gender Studies from California State University, Northridge. She was born in Germany, grew up in Sweden but her motherland is Ethiopia. While at CSUN, she was the opinion editor and the news editor for the school paper, the Daily Sundial.
Dave Zirin: She is our Jordan. She is our Jim Brown. She is our Babe Ruth, calling his shots. She is no longer content to dodge bullets, but understands how to stop them. Serena is that rare athlete who has not only mastered her sport. She’s harnessed it.
Tom Degan: Alison Parker and Adam Ward were focusing on their jobs. They were ambushed. They were doomed. They never had a chance.
Robert Reich: California’s property taxes are already much lower than the national average. So even if corporations pay their full share, they’re still getting a great deal.