Rachel Allen is a student at Eastern Gateway Community College, where she is currently pursuing an AA in Teacher Education. Rachel is native member of the Orthodox Jewish community in Seattle, and a firm believer in the importance of raising awareness about the treatment of people of color in the United States.
On October 18, 2016, Deborah Danner, a 66-year-old African American woman, was fatally shot in her Bronx apartment by Sergeant Hugh Barry of the New York Police Department. The shooting occurred after police arrived to investigate a neighbor’s reports of “erratic” behavior. Due to a … Read MoreDeborah J. Danner (1950-2016)