Throughout the United States this year, Americans have taken to the streets to protest police violence against unarmed black citizens. Some of these demonstrations have
Caitlin Dwyer is a freelance writer. Her work has appeared in publications such as Narratively, Oregon Humanities, Big Roundtable, Creative Nonfiction, and The Asian Review of Books. She has studied writing at University of Hong Kong, Pacific Lutheran University, and Pomona College. She is learning to maintain a Zen practice while raising a family. Learn more about at www.caitlindwyer.com.