A bridge to action

October 23, 2020
[Excerpt] One day on a walk with my daughter and our dog in my hometown of Princeton, we stopped to look at our local “Bridge of Dreams”.

While standing there, my daughter pointed to graffiti done with a black sharpie on the bridge and asked me what it meant.There were racist, sexist and homophobic slurs as well as many symbols associated with Nazism. I felt shocked and responded hesitantly as I was forced to have a difficult conversation right then and there with my girl around inequality in our society which included the concept of genocide. This conversation was not easy as I tried to tone it to the innocence of my child.

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About the author
Erin Traverse
Erin is a nurse at Princeton General Hospital. She’s also a mother and a community member who wants to speak up about social justice.

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