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Submitted by: Henri Franklin

Artist's Project Description:This poem was written and performed by Henri Franklin specifically for this project, but was inspired by his own personal life experiences. It's purpose is to cause self-reflection for the viewer and spark conversations that can lead to empathy and the peaceful advancement of equality.

Artist's Bio: HENRI FRANKLIN is a SAG- AFTRA actor based out of Detroit, MI. After obtaining his Bachelors Degree from Wayne State University's Theatre Program, he went on to work professionally in the fields of stage, film, television, commercials and voice over. Some of his notable career accomplishments include Days of Our Lives and Chicago P.D. on NBC, Detroiters on Comedy Central, Low Winter Sun on AMC, Batman Vs Superman for Warner Bros., commercial and voice work for Ford, Chevrolet, G.U.M., Michigan Lottery and many theatrical productions including Dominique Morrisseau's Pipeline, Detroit '67 and Paradise Blues. Henri­ looks forward to continuing to do work that changes lives for the better. You can follow his journey at www.henrifranklin.com and @henrifranklin on social media platforms.