This piece is painfully personal! Behind every life lost to police terrorism, are family members forced to pick-up the pieces of their shattered spirits. In this piece from Gwen “Mama” Woods and Kiese Laymon, you will read about how the SFPD executed her son, Mario Woods. You will feel the permanence of a mother’s pain when they are forced to bury their child. You will walk away understanding why Mama woods feels like the, “Police kill people that they believe don’t deserve to live,” and one of those people was her beloved son.