racism

Are We Under Attack

Say their names
Ahmaud Arbery / Breonna Taylor
I can’t breathe
George Floyd
Are we under attack

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Where Is Superman When You Need Him?

Where is Superman when you need him?
He could have swept through,
and stopped the police from giving that beating.
Used his superspeed to catch the bullets,
before they hit and stopped his breathing.
It’s messed up that people have died for the littlest reasons.

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Untitled

It was heard and seen around the world
As time elapsed, people stared at the unexplainable
While excessive force compelled pain to consume the air
“I can’t breathe!”

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Hidden Within the 13th

One word killed the Eric Garners and George Floyds of America. 
One word deprived them of life and happiness. 
One word hinders African Americans from the sweet joy of liberty. 
One word denies us our equality. 
One word allows injustices to go unchecked. 
One word permits the violation of our rights. 
One word created mass incarceration. 

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Quintessence of African American

My country… Tis of thee. Bittersweet land, apparition of liberty. So long withheld from me… Of thee I see Land where my fathers died, Land where the pilgrims cried. A pretense of courtesy, But held disdain deep. Likewise, today people in positions of authority And opportunity. My country… When will you unchain the shackles: mentally…

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