Why Would A Mom Shove A Horrible, Painful Photo In Front Of Her Child? Let Her Explain.

This poem hit me right in my gut because the story of Emmett Till is a terrifying reminder of what it means to be a child in a country that hates you. It's an important part of history and yet one that many would like to forget. But the truth must be told, and this fierce poet isn't just an unapologetic truth-teller. She's also a mother.