As he watched the growth of the #BlackLivesMatter movement spread across the urban landscape of our nation in active resistance to the deaths of so many young men of color at the hands of police. The artist chose to take a divergent view and imagine it from the standpoint of the often overlooked child of the police officer surviving the innocent slaughter of a father due to violent retaliation.
The image depicts the weeping teenage son of the slaughtered negro cop. Who grew up protected by his father’s old pals on the Brooklyn, New York police force he was taught to distrust. While despised by the streets he has grown to love. All alone without his fallen hero. His only comfort is the tattoo markings on his body that remind him of his father’s greatness.