From cases across the nation that highlight huge disparities between how lives of color are treated by the police and justice system, come the gems of art and free expression. Pressure not only bust pipes, but it also creates diamonds.
What we are seeing from Black America is similar to the Black Arts Movement of the older civil rights era. People like the man featured in this video
are clearly in pain and are seeking to express their true thoughts and feelings about the society that they see on a daily basis.
Whether you agree with the "Black Lives Matter" movement or not, it is vital that we all be able to empathize with one another so that we can reach solutions to the problems we face as a country in America.
That is, of course, if we are truly the United States of America.
Check out this powerful spoken word above. Be sure to leave your thoughts and comments below.