A Dance For Trayvon

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Trayvon Benjamin Martin was a 17-year-old African-American from Miami Gardens, Florida, who was fatally shot in Sanford, Florida by George Zimmerman. Martin had gone with his father on a visit to his father’s fiancée at her townhouse at The Retreat at Twin Lakes in Sanford. On the evening of February 26, Martin was walking back […]

A Dance For Tamir

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On November 22, 2014, Tamir Elijah Rice, a 12-year-old African-American boy, was killed in Cleveland, Ohio, by s police officer. Rice was carrying a replica toy gun. The officers were responding to a police dispatch call regarding a male who had a gun. A caller reported that a male was pointing “a pistol” at random […]

A Dance For Breonna

Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old African-American woman, was fatally shot in her Louisville, Kentucky, apartment on March 13, 2020, when white plainclothes officers forced entry into the apartment as part of an investigation into drug dealing operations. Taylor’s boyfriend was inside the apartment with her when the officers knocked on the door and then forced entry. […]

A Dance For Sandra

Sandra Bland was a 28-year-old African-American woman who was found hanged in a jail cell in Waller County, Texas, on July 13, 2015, three days after being arrested during a traffic stop. Her death was ruled a suicide. Bland was pulled over for a minor traffic violation on July 10. The exchange escalated, resulting in […]

A Dance For Elijah

Elijah Jovan McClain was a 23-year-old Black American massage therapist from Aurora, Colorado . On August 24, 2019, an Aurora citizen reported to police that McClain was wearing a ski mask and looked “sketchy”, and that he believed McClain was unarmed. The three police officers who were involved in the incident. McClain was forcibly held […]

Hope For Tomorrow

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“This piece is a testament to the increase in the danger of black men in the midst of COVID-19. I directly address the pandemic of race within the pandemic of COVID-19 and how black men have been subject to racial injustice in the streets, in their homes, walking while black and now with face covers. […]