By now, it is safe to assume that most have heard about the shooting that happened in Florida on Wednesday last week. While discussing the topic in my friend group the other day, the question that kept resurfacing was “how many more times does this need to happen before things change?”

The Body Political

Author of poetry collections Don’t Call Us Dead (2017), [insert] Boy (2014), hands on ya knees (2013), and Black Movie (2015), Danez Smith is primarily a spoken word poet whose work is showcased by organizations such as Button Poetry.