Despite the current state of race relations in America, I choose not to stare at the world through a black and white lens. I understand the inherent danger of that extremely slippery and subjective slope. However, I refuse to stand idly by pretending that we live in a post-racial America, when we are constantly confronted with evidence that is so glaringly to the contrary. Our voice will always be our greatest weapon. Life and death are in the power of the tongue. I choose to speak life for those whose voices have been eternally silenced. Listen up!