“To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power. Or the climbing, falling colors of a rainbow.” – Maya Angelou
She had done her job. She had done the best she could with the resources she had.
The choreographers and filmmakers all created their works during a time complicated by the uncertainty and constraints of the coronavirus pandemic.
“Courage isn’t the absence of fear. It’s having the fear and doing it anyway.”
It is where the protest of January 2017 and the riot of January 2021 parted ways.
The swing from a few intense minutes of connecting during a pinnacle human experience to realizing I was the target of an elaborate set up designed to keep me panicking on the phone for as long as possible felt like emotional whiplash.