Inside the Mind of Daniel Thompson: Thoughts on justice, Floyd

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KENOSHA ⏤ I decided to record my initial thoughts following the guilty verdicts returned against Derek Chauvin for murdering George Floyd.

S2 Ep. 02: 'As long as my community is well fed' Inside the Mind of Daniel Thompson

"Maybe I should be dethroned." That's the response in my mind and the reaction I have when others tell me to treat others as competition.  More at theuptownobserver.com. — This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/mind-of-daniel-thompson/support
  1. S2 Ep. 02: 'As long as my community is well fed'
  2. S2 Ep. 01: 'You are very real'
  3. Ep. 07 – 'Flukie'
  4. Ep. 06 – 'Addiction'
  5. Ep. 05 – 'The Place Where I Can Just Be'

Because I feel like maybe some people are feeling a little in shock by the Chauvin verdict as, historically, this is just the fairytale ending for people of color. 

Not the one we actually get when loved ones are taken from us, like George Floyd was taken from family and friends. 

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In fact, I found myself dealing with complex and, at times, confusing emotions following the verdict.



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Because it’s justice. It is.

There’s joy in that. There’s rest and a sigh of relief in the hope in that.

But there is much further to go, and some of us are currently very tired.

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