He was an entrepreneur; he would make money selling shoes.
A nutrition supervisor, beloved by the students at his school.
She was set to start a new job at her old alma mater.
She kissed her son – he was right there beside her.
He had budding talents, a popular child who liked to draw.
She was with friends on the west side, hanging out at Douglas Park.
Every time you saw him, you knew you would have a good day.
Tall and athletically inclined, he had tattoos of his family’s names.
An amateur musician who just graduated before his death.
He gasped, “I can’t breathe,” before he took his final breath.
She said, “you promised you wouldn’t kill me;” he accepted Christ at the age of six.
He had recently enrolled in Tulsa Community College, to pursue his passion for music.
Her hair had to be on point; her nails had to be on point; her purse had to match.
The way he snatched that confederate flag, was a brave and courageous act.
She was at home watching T.V.
He was celebrating with friends on New Year’s Eve.
She was invited to perform at the second Obama inauguration.
She was the 27th killed at the end of last year – a beautiful and loving person.
He served two terms in the U.S. Coast Guard, and trained as a massage therapist.
Another Black person murdered in the U.S., amongst countless added to a long and growing list.
Stephon Clark ~ Philando Castile ~ Sandra Bland ~ Korryn Gaines ~ Tamir Rice ~ Rekia Boyd Freddie Gray ~ Trayvon Martin ~ Michael Brown ~ Eric Garner ~ Natasha McKenna ~ Terrence Sterling ~ Terence Crutcher ~ Courtlin Arrington ~ Muhiyidin Moye ~ Taiyania Thompson ~ Oscar Grant III ~ Hadiya Pendleton ~ Brandi Seals ~ Walter Scott.
All lives will not matter, unless Black lives matter.
Check your horoscopes to see what’s in store this week ahead, and don’t forget to read for your Ascendant sign too.