All it took was for me to finally decide that I wanted a better path to travel and I had to create a brand new narrative. Writing became a part of it.
As I sit here on my bed, this metal slab in the open bar prison cell I like to call my cage, I’ve been running scenarios through my head of what daily life in the free world would be like for me had I made a slight adjustment in my thinking.
Floyd Collins was 23 years old when he was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Demetria. Now at 47, the San Francisco native has become a staunch advocate for victims of domestic violence.
Many White people are beginning to understand that it will take their voices – silent until now – to help raise the voices of Black people.