The image below is from dream hampton’s Facebook feed. For those of you who don’t have access, or don’t want to go to Facebook anytime soon, I’ve quoted her caption below the image. The pain here is visceral but, I’d like to think, so is the healing. The regenerating and readying to fight for change.
Yesterday I got a call from my sister Cheeraz Gormon in St. Louis who was standing with poet Elizabeth Vega. They wanted me to know that a few women had created, on lawns, in the streets, healing stations, a place where the youth could come and scream and cry and be held and heard in love. Mighty work.