Black Trauma

I think it is very important that we highlight the trauma that Black people of all ages experience as a result of systemic anti-Black racism. This poem talks about the different experiences and perspectives that are impacted by this issue. As opposed to an angry perspective that we often see (and rightfully so) recent events in the Black Lives Matter movement have been more of a saddening and painful experience for me; which comes out in this piece. The production of the video is intended to convey the heartbreak that everyone in the Black community has experienced time and time again. It is important that allies and non-Black people hear our voices, our cries and our stories. #BlackLivesMatter