Talib Kweli dedicates a new song titled “She’s My Hero” to Bresha Meadows, the teen who shot and killed her abusive father in self-defense last year but was later arrested and charged with murder. He had this to say about the record.
Regardless of how you feel about this particular case, whether you feel it’s a self defense issue, a domestic abuse issue, a mental health issue or all of the above, the take away for me is that we must do a better job of taking care of and protecting our children. Our children should never feel they have to make these kinds of decisions. I see my own children in Bresha’s young face, and I want to uplift their voices as much as I possibly can. Brandi Meadows has said of her daughter