Jasper is a poet, social justice advocate, journalist, historian, intuitive
and all around tough old broad. Most of her social justice focus has been aimed
toward abolition of the death penalty in the U.S. and around the world. With the
advent of the Bush reign, she has begun to devote more of her efforts toward thwarting
collection of poems, Standing Barefoot in the Death House Vestibule,
is based on experiences in a long friendship with a death row inmate in Oklahoma
that ended with her witnessing his execution. Everyone should make time
to attend an execution. she says. I guarantee an epiphany. The
book will be published later this year in conjunction with and sponsored by the
website, Death Row Speaks. It will also be available on the
site as a E-Book. She will edit a forthcoming book by federal death row inmate,
David Paul Hammer, also the author of The Final Escape,
and Secrets Worth Dying For, an account of his conversations
with Timothy McVeigh shortly before McVeigh was executed.
has spent a number of years working in international and diversity conscious programs
on the Indiana University Bloomington campus. She has served as an administrative
assistant and outreach coordinator in the India Studies Program, and as events
coordinator in the Jewish Studies program. She joined the Latino Studies Program
as an administrative and program assistant in the Fall of 2000. She is active
in a number of Buddhist organizations aimed at cultural diversity and cultural
preservation. She is author of the web site, "Latinos and the Death Penalty,"
and, since the death of her husband in mid-2001, has become webmaster of Digital
History Ltd., home of "Gateway to the Past," a highly-acclaimed
site on the Colonial period in North America. I can also make a fully-boned
corset for either a man or a woman, not that I am overburdened with requests.
is also a gifted practitioner of Tarot and Natal and Horary Astrology.
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