“Tell your mother, I’m sorry I hid the remote control on her. And I’m sorry this is happening again. But I need my dentures and my wig, because I want to go dancing tonight.” And then: “She won’t mind. She knows I like to dance.” Continue reading Bipolar Chronicle 1: things my dad says when he’s manic
My apartment in Budapest was a block away from The House of Terror, which served as headquarters for the Arrow Cross in 1944, and for the Communist terrors AVO and AVH between 1945 and 1956. During the Arrow Cross reign alone, thousands of innocents were tortured and killed in the building’s basement prison. The museum that stands there today provides … Continue reading On Holocaust Remembrance Day: A very quick tour of Nazi headquarters in Budapest.
In honor of International Romani Day, I’m posting more pics from my Roma reporting trip. These are from the “Numbered Streets” settlement, in Miskolc. (They are also on Instagram). *** *** All posts in the “Roma Reporting Project” were supported by a grant from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. Continue reading Roma Project: Numbered Streets