It was several years before I joined her Dominican family, when I found myself in the backseat of a bigot.
“I’m no expert,” she reminded me for the second time in the conversation, “but life used to be about what you did for other people.”
At a lecture, presentation, orientation, whatever, quietly speed tapping notes into a word-processing app on my phone.
I walked into the NJ Peace Action annual dinner, a notebook in my hand, my head full of activism.
The laughs come in between the everyday disappointments and small human triumphs that will make everyone see themselves in this film.
Leigh is going through something.