monday afternoon i marched

this was my second time marching in a black lives matter protest.

my first time was in atlanta. it may have been about 3 years ago. my ex and i were in town for a concert, heard about the protest and made our way down that day.

this year, in the aftermath of of George Floyd Jr’s murder, and several other white on black racial incidents, i felt a deeper desire to do something. my city, though it’s in the south, is not one that is a hotbed of unrest. yes, there have been killings. yes there is racism. but the general public does not consistently have racist…