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Milan Morris used her prom dress to honor Trayvon Martin and the Black Lives Matter movement

  • Florida high schooler Milan Morris and designer Terrence Torrence knew they wanted to make a statement at the Pahokee High School prom in Pahokee, Florida. But rather than go for just some extra glitz and glam, the two worked on a dress armed with a powerful statement on police brutality, its victims and the Black Lives Matter Movement.
  • To prom this year, Morris, 17, arrived in a black lace dress covered with a collage of faces of just some of the most famous victims of police brutality, including Trayvon Martin, Sandra Bland and Michael Brown.
  • “Yes I’m black. Yes I’m 17,” Morris wrote on Instagram. “Yes GOD is using me to convey a message that’s bigger than me.” Read more (4/24/17)

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