Author Archives: Melanie Dawn

Night vigil; group standing at fence looking at the Homestead Detention Center which is brightly lit in the background. One man wears a sign on his back: a photo of the Statue of Liberty with her head in her hands in shame and the words: When will this end? © 2020 . All rights reserved.

Power to Make Change

If our experience has taught us anything, it is that sustained efforts by everyday people really do have the power to make change. Kristin Kumpf The 3,000 children detained at Homestead Detention Center are gone, and this private prison facility … Continue reading

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What Sunshine is to Flowers

What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life’s pathway, the good they do is inconceivable. Joseph Addison Today is World Smile Day

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Mask Up Miami

Yesterday and tomorrow cross and mix on the skyline. The two are lost in a purple haze. One forgets, one waits. Carl Sandburg On the first day of every month the City Daily Photo Community comes together publishing photos from … Continue reading