Coalition to Stop Gun Violence

Apr 28, 2021

5 min read

Lives Impacted: RuQuan Brown

“Proving the laws of nature wrong we learned to walk without having feet. Funny it seems, but by keeping our dreams we learned to breathe fresh air.” Almost two decades later, the prophetic words of hip-hop artist Tupac Shakur still work to personify the concept of transforming tragedy into triumph. His words remind us of the revolutionary power of hope in a world that is troubled by pain and loss. As communities across the globe continue to struggle against adversity, we bear witness to the beautifully persevering ways in which people adapt to a new and unfamiliar world. This is especially true for…