Sociology

Professor Blackstone in Ms Blog: Magnifying Heather Heyer

Filmmaker Maxine Trump and Professor Amy Blackstone gathered reflections from childless and childfree women on Heather Heyer’s legacy.

“In a heart-wrenching eulogy in memory of her daughter Heather Heyer, who was mowed down by white supremacist James Alex Fields Jr. while counter-protesting a so-called “alt right” rally populated by neo-Nazis, KKK members and other white supremacists and white nationalists, Susan Bro told mourners: “They tried to kill my child to shut her up. Well, guess what? You just magnified her.”

Shortly after her murder, Heyer was heinously criticized on a neo-Nazi site as a childless waste of life. Here, fellow childless and childfree women mourn Heather’s loss with the hope of magnifying her message against injustice and celebrating her heroism.”

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Magnifying Heather Heyer