Fresh Ink: Daniel Johnson’s Resistance


They treat us like animals
Then crucify us
When we are angry
We are not the guilty ones
Our murderers walk free
And we are supposed to not be angry
We are angry
And you will not crucify us
Not anymore

Ashanti Marshall is a poet, peace maker and soul shaker. A black, queer, femme thought-force from the southside of Chicago, Marshall is 20 years old and forever pregnant with possibility and potential. Actively contributing to several blogs including and The Indigo Citizen, her storied voice offers an unapologetic existence and her world will make you believe, in both her and yourself.

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