Sure I’ve lived in Washington for most of the last 30 years but while you can take the girl out of the Bronx, you can’t take the Bronx out of the girl. And in this story for The Washington Post, I’ve found a way to connect the two places where I’ve spent most of my life. I hope you enjoy In the Bronx, finding hidden ties to Washington as much as I and my “photojournalist” husband enjoyed reporting it.
I love my hometown but it wasn’t the most progressive during the Civil War. Check out my latest for Smithsonian on the Underground Railroad in New York City.
TakePart.com asked me to do a quick advancer on the new 114th Congress and what it means now that Republicans are regained control. You can read it here.