THE STRUGGLE CONTINUES:
The struggle for civil rights, in various forms, continues throughout this country, as backward laws are struck down and oppressive societal norms fade in the face of popular cultural movements. Meet our latest hero: New Yorker Moira Johnson, whose courageous fight to give women the right to walk bare chested through New York continues. Her story (and some pics) are reported here at the Daily Beast. Johnson's brave quest began, like so many of the civil rights struggles, when one day she simply had enough. In January 2012, Johnson was in yoga studio and she was hot. And like some of her Y chromosome counterparts, she took off her shirt. It was in the greatest traditions of civil rights battles of the past: white and black college students sitting together at lunch counters in the south, or Rosa Parks refusing to give up her seat and go to the back of the bus.
Bravo! we say. The sharper legal eagles amongst our readers know that the right of women to walk topless in public in the
Sometimes heroes emerge from the unlikeliest of places. Enjoy your day off. See you in court tomorrow, ready to roll.
PS: On a completely "different" subject matter, Tampa's most venerable institutions await the Republican National Convention as per the Miami Herald. Personally, we've found that a nice roll of single dollar bills helps matters when in Tampa. "When in Rome..."