Activist. lover. mother. friend. human. educator
George Junius Stinney, Jr.,
I live an hour away from Sanford
My son name starts with a T.
He loves sweet hard rainbow colored candy,
excuse me if I can see Trayvon in He.
Do I tell him to Walk?
Do I tell him to run?
Do I tell him he has no right to stand his ground ?
Even if he was the one
to be chased down
by a man
with a gun?
Was he suppose to just lie there?
I mean, do I tell him to just lie
My son loves to fight. Fight.
He pulls his hoodie over his little head on those cold winter nights.
I fell in love with his daddy when he had those golds at the bottom.
But I'm afraid that if Tyrique wore them,
it would be a "justifiable" reason as to why an "upstanding" citizen shot him.
I mean, could shoot him.
Its hard to paint a picture for an individual when you see him, as them.
Them meaning, boys with more melanin.
It's not just a black and white thing .
Its a realty vs racial profiling
I plan to live in a nice neighborhood that might have neighborhood watch.
How do I show him not to look suspicious,
Like he's about to pick a lock?
In a way,
I'm kind of glad he did.
I can see people a lot better where the light is.
You can still be racist even if you have a "black friend"
or a "white" friend
asian or latin.
It doesn't matter if you can't separate him from them,
or "where *THEY come from".
(quoted from juror B37)
I'm a black women
who gave birth to a suspicious looking baby.
Excuse me, if I see Trayvon and can't help but to think of he,
A boy with a sweet tooth
Greeted with a nasty reality.