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What Have You Learned? One Year Since Mike Brown & Eric Garner

What Have You Learned? One Year Since Mike Brown & Eric Garner

This time last summer Mike Brown and Eric Garner were still alive. That’s pretty shocking when I write that down. Who knows what they were doing–enjoying the summer, making plans for the fall–but their lives were cut short and launched the Black Lives Matter movement fiercely and forcefully into the world. This is a movement … Continue reading

When Does it Start? How does it End?

When Does it Start? How does it End?

Last summer after Mike Brown was shot, I did not write about it. After writing about Trayvon Martin here, here, and here (oh, and here), I felt guilty for not giving Mike Brown’s death words–my form of an offering–but I felt frozen.  I had watched the YouTube video of Eric Garner (which is beyond horrible, … Continue reading