“Unanswered Prayers”, an original poem written and performed by Desire, then a senior from Miramar High School – From the 2016 Louder Than A Bomb Florida Indy Finals
In July of 2015, Sandra Bland was pulled over by a Texas State Trooper for a minor traffic violation. She was dragged from her car, forced to the ground, and arrested. Three days later, Ms. Bland was found unresponsive in her jail cell, with a plastic garbage can around her neck. Many believe police were involved in her death, though it has been officially ruled a suicide. Poet and musician @iamdesireb was inspired by this case, and from that was birthed “Unanswered Prayers”. #JournalingForJustice
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