The Names

"I am no longer accepting the things I cannot change, I am changing the things I cannot accept." - Angela Davis

GEORGE FLOYD BREONNA TAYLOR AHMAUD ARBERY DION JOHNSON RAYSHARD BROOKS TAMIR RICE WALTER SCOTT PHILANDO CASTILLE MICHEAL BROWN ERIC GARNER TRAVON MARTIN TANISHA ANDERSON LAQUAN MCDONALD GEORGE MANN EZELL FORD ERIC HARRIS PHILLIP WHITE MYA HALL WILLIAM ANDERSON TYREE CRAWFORD ALONZO SMITH JANET WILSON TONY ROBINSON RANDY NELSON DAVID JOSEPH AARON BAILEY RONELL FOSTER DARRIUS STEWART BILLY RAY DAVIS ALTON STERLING MARY TRUXILLO RUMAIN BRISBON PAMELA TURNER CHRISTOPHER WHITFIELD ERIC REASON DOMINIQUE CLAYTON BRIAN KEITH DAY DYZHAWN PERKINS NATASHA MCKENNA KEVIN HICKS INDIA KAGER SANDRA BLAND WILLIE TILLMAN DEMARCUS SEMER SAMUEL DUBOSE TROY ROBINSON TERRENCE CRUTCHER ANTRONIE SCOTT BETTIE JONES KEVIN MATTHEWS FELIX KUMI JAMAR CLARK JUNIOR PROSPER LAMONTEZ JONES RICHARD PERKINS MICHAEL NOEL ALTERIA WOODS SYLVILLE SMITH FREDDIE BLUE JONATHAN SANDERS BRENDON GLENN DANTE PARKER TERRILL THOMAS JERAME REID LAVANTE BIGGS AKAI GURLEY CLARK MARTIN LUTHER KING JR EMMET TILL…THERE ARE SO MANY MORE BECAUSE THE NAMES KEEP ADDING UP KEEP PILING UP KEEP PAVING OUR AMERICAN ROAD WITH THE OLD STONES OF SLAVERY AND PAIN OF PEOPLE WHO WANT TO LIVE FREE BUT THE ROAD IS WRAPPED AROUND THE WORLD AND THEY ARE CHOKING.

Originally published at https://bertrock.com on June 18, 2020.

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Arizona writer of fantasy fiction, children’s literature, poetry, and more. Black Lives Matter! Mental Health matters! www.bertrock.com, follow @BertRock1

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Arizona writer of fantasy fiction, children’s literature, poetry, and more. Black Lives Matter! Mental Health matters! www.bertrock.com, follow @BertRock1

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