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"I’ve heard a lot of pontificating, but not solutions. What I long for is someone who will say, 'I hear you, protesters, and this is what I plan to do.'"
"It is hard work to get her to see the world through my eyes, even when the facts are staring her right in the face ― or in the neighborhood where we both lived."
"While I have had several family members, family friends and acquaintances who have fallen ill with and died of COVID-19, my colleagues have had none. The single obvious difference between my colleagues and me? I am Black."
"Black mothers in America have always known what it is like to carry a life that the world has already decided will not matter."
"If you’re thinking, 'I’m not racist, I’m not prejudiced, I’m not biased.' You are. On some spectrum. And here is how I know."
"I went from having zero biological relatives other than my children to having a sibling only a few years older than me."
Photographer Anastasia Garcia created the #MyQuarantineBody campaign to spread a message of empowerment and kindness.
"When I thought about the issue, I was thinking of prisoners in general, not the prisoner whose name appeared on the letter from the parole board."