Not Even Your Suburbs Are Safe

To those who are finding it hard to recognize or accept the reality of this America today: I'm here to let you know that there's a rude awakening that's occurring.

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"The American Negro has the great advantage of having never believed the collection of myths to which white Americans cling: that their ancestors were all freedom-loving heroes, that they were born in the greatest country the world has ever seen..." - JAMES BALDWIN | The Fire Next Time
Playa Del Carmen, MX

I saw the reports about yesterday's mass shooting at a 4th of July parade in Highland Park, IL - one of Chicago's most affluent suburbs.

I saw it and I couldn't help but wonder what new vows will be made and what old promises will be broken...

Courtney Bowden

Published a year ago