Christy Smith-Sloman is a journalist and playwright who lives in New York City. Her writing has appeared in Marie Claire, Essence, The New York Post, The Hollywood Reporter and on Today.com, among others. She was the recipient of a 2013 New York Foundation for the Art grant for playwriting.
Jewish activist Jean-Louis Bourgeois donated over $1 million to support those protesting the oil pipeline that would run through the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. He was recently honored in Cold Spring, NY, in a Native American naming ceremony.
By Christy Smith-Sloman · June 7, 2017