Black Grief In America: Recognizing And Repairing Generational Trauma

Black people are grieving, and it’s not new.

APTOPIX GEORGE FLOYD DEATH
A mourner is overcome with grief after viewing the body of George Floyd during his memorial service, Saturday, June 6, 2020 John Bazemore / ASSOCIATED PRESS
APTOPIX GEORGE FLOYD DEATH
A mourner is overcome with grief after viewing the body of George Floyd during his memorial service, Saturday, June 6, 2020 John Bazemore / ASSOCIATED PRESS

Black Grief In America: Recognizing And Repairing Generational Trauma

Black people are grieving, and it’s not new.

The recent police killings of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd have sparked national outcry in the name of black lives matter, but for black Americans, the outrage and pain is not a new experience and exacerbating old wounds.

Reset talks with writer Saeed Jones about how he’s viewing the current moment and his latest article “Whose Grief? Our Grief”.

GUEST: Saeed Jones, poet and author “How We Fight For Our Lives