“Who will be there for me?” Rejected by her mother, 16 year old Alex carries that question with her everywhere she goes. When she is shot while taking a group of kids home from the community center, she wonders, “Who will be there for me?”
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“I am a miracle. I am that black girl who got shot who called his name and shouted out to the top of my lungs Psalms 121:1-2: ‘I lift up my eyes to the hills, where does my help come from? The Lord, the Maker of the Heavens and Earth!'”
Join TMI Project for a Black Stories Matter virtual drop-in workshop.
These free workshops are offered as a safe space for Black people to gather, write, share stories, and receive support. The 8-week series begins on June 24th.
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Stories have the power to increase visibility, raise awareness, change people’s hearts and minds, and inspire people to take meaningful action. We are making every effort to ensure all of our Black Stories Matter content is easily accessible, widely consumed, and is accompanied by tools to deepen the impact.
Listen: The TMI Project Podcast, Season Two: Black Stories Matter, launches this fall. Learn more and subscribe to our podcast HERE
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