#DangerousBlackKids: A Different Perspective

February 19, 2014

In response to the trial of the man who shot and killed 17-year-old Jordan Davis, a mother, blogger, and self-titled “hood feminist” responded by creating the hashtag #DangerousBlackKids, inviting people to post pictures of their African-American children because “It is about being human in public, with each other, for each other. It is a reminder to ourselves that we will never be the monsters society would like us to be, that we are complex, complicated, and eminently worthy of life because we are here. We will always be here.”

Read the post on HoodFeminism here.


Casey O'Leary
Casey O’Leary is a writer and children’s librarian. She is passionate about reading and helping children find the “perfect book.” In 2012, she fulfilled a dream by completing her master’s degree in library science from Indiana University. Casey blogs at After the Closet and is a frequent contributor to Christian Feminism Today.



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