St. Paul poet, Danez Smith wrote Alternate Heaven for a Black Boy, a powerful plea to end the continuing violence perpetrated by white america.

Paradise is a world, where everything is a sanctuary and nothing is a gun

image from video of Danez Smith's performance of Alternate Heaven
for Black Boys

It’s a tremendously powerful piece of art. Watch it in full.

black lives matter


Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ivNWzr-Zue8