*white woman in a salon chair voice* I’M FEELING BRAVE TODAY
Jean Shrimpton photographed by Richard Avedon for Harper’s Bazaar, April 1965 (via)
As I was sitting in the back of the police car, I remembered the countless times my father came home frustrated or humiliated by the cops when he had done nothing wrong. I felt his shame, his anger, and my own feelings of frustration for existing in a world where I have allowed myself to believe that “authority figures” could control my BEING… my ability to BE!
Danièle’s husband, Brian Lucas, who is white, says he believes they were targeted because they are an interracial couple.
A Passing Thought of Periwinkle
12x12” acrylic on canvas
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Vincent Van Gogh - Blossoming Almond Tree
― Pablo Neruda, 100 Love Sonnets | Transparent