Tag Archives: Trayvon Martin

In lieu of a verdict I was asked to re-post – A Letter to My Son

The Verdict – A Letter to My Son By GINA PARKER COLLINS | Published: JULY 14, 2013 | Edit July 14, 2013 To my dear son, Chaz, Through the night I wrote this letter to you a million times over in my heart, in my mind, and now I finally write it, despondent, yet determined. I held you last night when […]

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Two Mothers – A Collaboration, part 2

Friends by Justine Gallien

Last month, Angie Bergeson, (mom of a son; head of school, The IDEAL School of Manhattan), and I (mom of a son; founder & independent school advisor, RIISE) embarked on a journey that we hope you will  continue to join us on as we share our common goal for social justice and explore our different […]

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Reflections on a Blog Post – The Verdict – A Letter to My Son, by a White Mother

Sybrina Fulton flanked by Jahvaris and Trayvon.
(image courtesy of trayvonmartinfoundation.org)

  The hardest letter I’ve ever had to write was the letter to my young son in the wake of the verdict to Trayvon’s murder. This blog post by Angie Bergeson, Head of School at The IDEAL School of Manhattan, is actually part of a longer collaboration that Angie and I are journeying together. Although […]

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