Wednesday, May 27, 2015

SAY HER NAME: Poetess Aja Monet On POLICE BRUTALITY AGAINST BLACK WOMEN

from the Huffington Post

There is no mountain top worth seeing without us
-Aja Monet  

Miriam Carey, Yvette Smith, Natasha McKenna and  TaneshaAnderson 

Monet had written the poem -- a contribution to the #SayHerName campaign, a necessary continuation of the Black Lives Matter movement focusing on overlooked police violence against women -- earlier that morning. That evening, she’d read it at a vigil...practicing on camera, surprised by the power of her own words.






Sisters You Will Not Vanish