Beautifully said Meron. Nice failed attempt by the asshole who interrupted her to make her look non-credible. I hope they can find a solution to help these Eritreans who are putting themselves in dangerous situations to flee from inhumane conscription. It breaks my heart to see what refugees have to go through.
Zadie Smith was the Commencement speaker at my graduation last week. She’s amazing, and such a great writer.
"Oh, the love dramas. So many love dramas. Mine, other peoples. They take up such a large part of college life it seems unfair to not have them properly reflected in the transcripts. Any full account of my university years should really include the fact that I majored in English literature, with a minor in drunken discussions about the difference between loving someone and being in love with someone.”