Author Archives: Sarah Kanouse

Notes from 100 Central Street

Sometime into my 43rd hour in the custody of the New York Police Department, I started to cry. “I just don’t see how we can stop this,” I pleaded with my cellmates through my tears. “I feel this country and … Continue reading

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Democracy Demands Dissent

At 7:00 on a Saturday morning, I was awakened by an anonymous phone caller excoriating me for advocating a non-violent response to the terrorist attacks in a letter to the editor published in the News-Gazette. She called my letter “appalling,” … Continue reading

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