July 2016

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I watch the press conference – a black boy of fifteen weeping tears into his shirt collar while his mother issues a statement to the press. Heartbreaking. Alton Sterling’s son I SEE YOU. I HEAR YOU. I don’t know how we got here. Hasn’t anyone been listening? Haven’t we been paying attention? I sob tears onto the page. I do not know HOW a person of color can go from selling, driving, riding, walking – laughing, playing, living and breathing one moment to being manhandled and shot to death the next. I am terrified. I am afraid. I am grieved. I am angry. I wonderRead More →