Created on Friday, 18 July 2014 12:13
When the executive editor of The New Tri-State Defender learned that I would vote for the very first time in the Aug. 7th election, he declared me the “perfect” summer intern for the assignment of identifying and talking with two eighteen year olds with nearly polar opposite views of participating in the electoral process.
My conversations with Taira Boltze and El’Keenan T. Liggins are the fruits of my journey of discovery.
Candidates with ‘righteousness, braveness and willingness’
Taira H. Boltze has taken all the steps needed to do something on Aug. 7th that she never has done before – vote.