written in response to the Derek Chauvin trial verdict for the killing of George Floyd and Joe Biden's remarks
for a moment
our country can breathe without fear ...
some young black man collides
with the shadow of a white cop
FYI: ... This can be a giant step forward in the march toward justice in America. Let’s also be clear that such a verdict is also much too rare... excerpted from Remarks by President Biden on the Verdict.