confessions of a bibliophile

rachel. 26. fernweh. pop culture whore. robot lover. pursue some path, however narrow and crooked, in which you can walk with love and reverence.

My nephews: Riley, 5 months; Tariq, 3 this month; and Mason, 1 and a half. I am crying, and I am wondering when my heart will stop pumping so full of sorrow. I saw that picture of Trayvon’s dad holding him right before my sister sent me this, and I just want to hold them tight. How can I protect them? Three small black boys who have long fights ahead of them just to prove to the world that they are not dangerous, that they are worthy to live up to their potential. I have more nephews and beautiful nieces. My arms are only so large, and I live so far away now. This world is so cruel to people who look like you, and it is my everlasting prayer that it gets kinder by the time you are old enough to understand.

My nephews: Riley, 5 months; Tariq, 3 this month; and Mason, 1 and a half. I am crying, and I am wondering when my heart will stop pumping so full of sorrow. I saw that picture of Trayvon’s dad holding him right before my sister sent me this, and I just want to hold them tight. How can I protect them? Three small black boys who have long fights ahead of them just to prove to the world that they are not dangerous, that they are worthy to live up to their potential. I have more nephews and beautiful nieces. My arms are only so large, and I live so far away now. This world is so cruel to people who look like you, and it is my everlasting prayer that it gets kinder by the time you are old enough to understand.

26 notes - 14 July, 2013

Tagged: nephews black babies trayvon martin i love them i am so sorry i don't mind if people reblog them they are cute

  1. selah-divine reblogged this from raelsun and added:
    I swear if I am this lucky I don’t know what I will do with myself
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    This injustice is breaking my heart.
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