An amazing video interview featuring Charles Ramsey one of those who rescued the three women held captive in Cleveland, not least at the end when he says, “Bro, I knew something was wrong when a little pretty white girl ran into a black man’s arms. Something is wrong here. Dead give away. Dead give away..”
H/T Sheila on Facebook, check out the write up on the New Yorker’s blog…
For Berry and the others to be rescued, in other words, two things had to happen: she had to never forget who she was, and that who she was mattered; and Ramsey needed to not care who she might be at all—to think that all that mattered was that a woman was trapped behind a door that wouldn’t open, and to walk onto the porch.
As noted here before, interruption is one key to the prevention of violence..