Black Rage

When Michael Brown was gunned down, this song was shared with me. It spoke to the depth of pain and rage that was boiling in my blood. Hearing Ms. Lauryn Hill’s small children voices in the background, calling out “Mommy” while she sings breathy, brimming with frustration of Black Rage validated me as a mom–it’s hard to hold it down for our children, keeping it together, and not allowing them to see us crack…

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