Trayvon was stalked. Aiyana was Sleeping. Oscar was riding a train. Renisha was crying for help. Kendrick was at school.
Tumblr is always feeding my spirit, but this one hit me a little harder today. Its a combination of tomorrow being “MLK Day” and how many Black people will continue to perpetuate the European interpretation of MLK and that the reality is our children are still not safe anywhere.
They don’t have to do anything “wrong” to be taken from us physically, mentally or emotionally. Just my thoughts today on this illusion of progress.