Our memorial for people of color killed by police forces across the nation continues to grow as the public and members of the P.O. Box Collective contribute to it. For a full account of this project, see the previous post.
A number of news organizations have featured the memorial. We are particularly grateful to Jalyn Henderson for her report on the project for Chicago’s ABC 7 Eyewitness News:
We are also grateful to Zack Miller of the Loyola Phoenix for his in-depth reporting on the memorial and the crisis in policing that occasions it:
Writing for Block Club Chicago, Joe Ward also profiles the growing memorial:
Everyone is invited to participate in the memorial. Posters proclaiming BLACK LIVES MATTER are available for free at the site. We continue to add names to the viaduct every Sunday from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. Please join us.
IN OTHER NEWS
One of my genre-bending poems is featured this week on The Five-Two:
Raymond Chandler meets John Ashbery in the context of a Hardy Boys novel.