Hello! I'm Dante. I've been in Baltimore for a year, but finally settling in. South Carolina -> North Carolina -> Maryland.
I also am a survivor advocate, and volunteer at the local rape crisis center. In April I was on a panel discussing the Black Lives Matter movement as it relates to the sexual assault of black women.
Avoiding it like the plague for four years, I finally began grad school last September. I'm pursuing a Masters in Nonprofit Management and Social Entrepreneurship at the University of Baltimore.
And placing my political career on hiatus.
being a goof. It's kind of funny how serious I want to be career-wise.
Games of the board and card persuasion. (Where are my boardgame lovers?!?)
Contradancing. I've been dancing for ten years, and I've the knees to show for it.
Rachel Maddow, Law & Order: SVU, Parenthood, Whose Line Is It Anyway?, The Simpsons, LOST, The Big Bang Theory, The Daily Show, NOVA, The Universe, Fresh Prince, Boy Meets World, Family Matters, Wipeout
Pale Blue Dot, The Failures of Integration, The City and The Pillar, To Kill A Mockingbird, Huck Finn, The Giver
Rush Hour trilogy, K-PAX, Mighty Ducks trilogy, The Fifth Element, Fast Five, Independence Day, Men In Black, Mrs. Doubtfire, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, Bridesmaids, The Gods Must Be Crazy, The Final Cut, Garden State
Fleetwood Mac, The Bee Gees, Sade, Simply Red, Prince, Chicago, Hall & Oates, ELO...I actually am 54.
The New England Patriots - Super Bowl Champs, baby!!!
I'm rather jaded by tradition - that is, men making the first move. It's beyond exhausting, and baffles me why we as a generation perpetuate it. So, if I sound potentially interesting, don't hesitate to send a "hi" or more. ^_^