InequalityRace

Ode to black lives lost

Most of us are too busy scrolling social media and binging Netflix to read poetry, but NPR’s resident poet Kwame Alexander has made me a believer in the power and potential of verse.

In this short segment he shares a poignant poem by @JerichoBrown “Bullet Points” about the killing of unarmed black men in our society.

On the heels of the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, if hearing this doesn’t move you, nothing will.

https://ww.npr.org/2020/05/13/853962473/poetry-callout-write-a-poem-for-ahmaud-arbery

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