Terri Linton

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Terri Linton is a mother, writer, and professor of criminal justice. She is a Master of Fine Arts candidate at Sarah Lawrence College. Terri writes about black girlhood, womanhood, motherhood, systemic racism, and disparities in the criminal justice system. Her writing can be found in Ninth Letter; the anthology Solo Mom Stories of Grit, Heart, and Humor; HuffPost; and other online sites. Terri is from the Bronx and continues to live in New York with her son.


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How Do You Survive a Child Meant to Survive You?

My mind is years ahead, trying to imagine an America whose cherished ideals hold true even for a little Black boy like mine.

Dec 10, 2020