In response to a discussion on Michael Brown’s Death in Ferguson.

Color me,
color me bright.
Color my heart Gold
line it with Silver.
Color the night.
Trace in Black and White
but color me in,
‘cos children love color.

— Ogemdi Enechukwu, 14.
Ogemdi is a participant at VeryLoudYouth’s literacy program in Oba, Nigeria.