Homelessness erases the past and blurs the present. It is an odd paradigm of instability in which a person is collectively viewed through a kaliedoscope of race, economics and socio-politics.
Mumia Abu Jamal was convicted of murder in 1982. Jamal, a journalist and writer has forged an unlikely resistance to his imprisonment, with the pen as his sword, Jamal has redefined freedom.
A youthful craving for candy and a zealot collide in tragedy. The Black Lives Matter Movement sprung from chest of Trayvon Martin, an African -American boy whose death became a call for justice.
The first warning sign could have easily been her bullet necklace, that and the 2012 tweets, in which she, the child of a white woman and black man thumps Obama and Romney for not being "Pure breeds."