Trayvon’s mom to Michael’s mom: ‘If they refuse to hear us, we will make them feel us.’
To the Brown Family,
I wish I had a word of automatic comfort, but I don’t. I wish I could say it will be alright on a certain or specific day, but I can’t. I wish all of the pain I have endured could possibly ease some of yours, but it won’t. What I can do for you is what has been done for me: Pray for you, then share my continuing journey as you begin yours.
I hate that you and your family must join this exclusive yet growing group of parents and relatives who have lost loved ones to senseless gun violence. Of particular concern is that so many of these gun violence cases involve children far too young. But Michael is much more than a police/gun violence case; Michael is your son. A son who barely had a chance to live….
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