Kimberly Lawson is senior editor at COURIER. She is a former alt weekly newspaper editor and freelance writer based in the South, and her writing has been featured in the New York Times, VICE, Rewire.News, The Week and more.
“June 5 was already marked in my head as a significant date because it’s my mother’s birthday. And realizing that we’re connected on that small level, it tugged at my heartstrings. I wanted to do something.”