mother appeal

he is crying i cannot get him to take another step he is yelling they kill us! they kill us! i’m too little to do anything!   it was just a quick pizza run just up the street a hot ‘n ready in hand home for a night of last year’s blockbusters but he will…

(silence) because ferguson is so loud

there are no words for this…this… this feeling i, a black woman, raising a son also black mid nightmare in this unreal this… this… this bullshit i am trayvon’s mother i am jordan’s mother i am michael’s mother i am eric’s mother i am and i have no words not for this this feeling that…