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Michelle Myers

Spoken Word Poet | Community Activist | Educator

“To acknowledge our ancestors means we are aware that we did not make ourselves, that the line stretches all the way back, perhaps, to God; or to Gods.  We remember them because it is an easy thing to forget: that we are not the first to suffer, rebel, fight, love and die.  The grace with which we embrace life, in spite of the pain, the sorrows, is always a measure of what has gone before.”         

-Alice Walker, From “In These Dissenting Times,” Her Blue Body Everything We Know