Zora: The Coming of The Sun

I'll be loving you...

Visual StorytellingArvia WalkerComment
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...and as I look down the aisle I took one last gaze into a distance so near and I rejoice— for what he sent to tear us apart only grew into a tight right fist raised to the heavens, a stronger embrace that serves as my earthly protection, a village who camps around us to rejoice in the power of ONE. Now with tears shed, lips locked and hands raised we surrender an unspoken nod, affirming ANOTHER VICTORY WON.
— Whitney Wilfred

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Hartford, CT
August 31, 2017

On a sunny, summer evening, in a church filled with laughter and love, I was able to witness the saying, "Love Conquers All." I haven't had many opportunities in my life to see what unconditional love looks like. But in that church, on that evening, while this couple was being born into something new; my heart began remember a familiar song.

The doors of the church opened and we awaited the bride to walk down the aisle.  A ballad rendition of Stevie Wonder's, "As," was being sung in a duet and there wasn't a dry eye in the building.  In that moment, the universe affirmed...Black Love is real, Black love heals, Black love is revolutionary.


"Until the rainbow burns the stars out in the sky...."
"Until the ocean covers every mountain high..."

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"Until the dolphin flies and parrots live at sea..."
"Until we dream of life and life becomes a dream..."

"Until the day is night and night becomes a day..."

"Until the trees and seas just up and fly away..."

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"I'll be loving you...always"

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