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The Narrative

“Strange Fruit” Not Strange Enough

Billie Holiday’s iconic hit is as relevant today, as ever.

I write this with a broken heart. “Broken” because I saw a man, a black man get murdered on camera, by a Minneapolis police officer.

Right now, I am profoundly ashamed of being white. That is not empty rhetoric, I promise you, as I am struggling to understand how we’ve come to this…



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Sherry McGuinn

Long-time writer and big-time dreamer. Screenwriter. Cat mama. Red lip aficionado.