Tag: #BLM

July 25, 2020

On Protest (2)

[Note: I started this draft several years ago. Similar to On Protest (1), which was published years after writing, the context has not changed. Some details have been filled in with current events or my own knowledge growing.]   The word is officially revealed that Dear Leader has never been a decent human being. The […]

September 7, 2016

On Protest (Part 1)

We are screaming to be heard. As one man protests loudly by saying nothing, he is condemned as being unpatriotic for demanding that his fellow citizens uphold the Constitution. Our protests turn into riots and standoffs when we are ignored. Why do we protest? Why do protests turn to riots? The biggest smack in the face is the protests by those […]

July 13, 2016

Traveler 5 (The Witness)

Your Voice Matters Ringing in eager ears Incredulity wracks my brain Please let this be the moment The revolution will be televised Tweeted, shared, snapped, and chatted We stumble through teargas and bullets Make excuses, point fingers, absolve ourselves “It wasn’t me” They look like me “Not all of us” I don’t do that But […]

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