Breonna taylor poem. We flew out to. Breonna taylor say her name the bitter southerner essay by hannah l. Drake louisville poet and activist hannah drake reflects on the women in her family whose names were lost and stolen and the names of black women that must never be forgotten. In an instagram video of his performance common wrote.
Breonna taylor cop who fired 16 rounds at breonna taylor said he only surmised that he had used his gun drug warriors gratuitously created the chaotic situation that state prosecutors say. Justice for breonna the cops had worn plain clothes they entered her home without knocking. The cops involvedescaped with no charges. Justice for breonna she was shot in her sleep by cops who had the wrong house a vow to protect they did not keep.
2 sep 2020 747 am. A poem for breonna taylor. The poem we were here is part of the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment and the 55th anniversary of the voting rights act. Posted in poetry uncategorized by starrysky.
Watch brandon dedicated a poem to breonna taylor. Common performed a poem dedicated to taylor and black women everywhere on the steps of the state capitol building. In recounting her mothers inability to remember her own grandmothers name and in considering her daughter brianna louisville poet and activist hannah l. I keep thinking about breonna taylor asleep between fresh sheets i keep thinking about her skin cooling after a shower about her hair wrapped in a satin bonnet i think about what she may have dreamed that night keep thinking about her bedroom whether she had painted it recently argued with her partner about the undertones in that paint this one more blue this one more pink that she.
A poem and commentary. Drake remembers and honors breonna taylor vowing that never again will a black womans name be forgotten. Drake said the poem is about women suffrage.