mothers of the movement
Hope vs. Hate: What Made The Mothers Of The Movement Speeches Different From Patricia Smith's Speech
Unlike the scene that played out at the RNC where the audience's compassion toward Smith's loss seemed secondary to their outrage and scorn toward Clinton, on Tuesday night at the DNC the audience listened to these mothers.
If the skillfully employed force of the beloved community helps veterans of war, their families and children, and their providers to heal, it can similarly help survivors of violent loss in our neighborhoods. And law enforcement personnel whose stress levels are off the chart.
These black women are powerfully dominating the DNC.
The seven mothers of black men, women and children will make a case for Clinton at Tuesday night's DNC.
I know we need real action, and I refuse to endorse any candidate that offers less. It's why I won't accept plans for more "community police" as positive solutions when it was the police that killed my son. I cannot settle for partial solutions and lip service.
“She’s been fighting for a long time with these issues,” Eric Garner's mother said.