In the Media Tag: mourning

It’s sad that so many kids are killed in Memphis, we must mix mourning with schooling

The Commercial Appeal

I’ve always struggled to relate to the ways that Black youths memorialize loved ones and peers who wind up wearing a morgue sheet before donning a graduation robe. The “Rest in Peace” T-shirts, with images of the dead surrounded by angels and peering from silkscreened cotton, seem to be trivializing the killings, not discouraging them. “I think that for a… Read More