I dedicate this book to all the artists, and everyone who loves picture books. Because this story is really about the power of the human spirit, artistry, and truth, and that cannot be silenced by bondage of any kind.
Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave
To everyone with eyes to see and ears to hear the extraordinary musician Troy Andrews.
To all the citizens of this world, with the hope that we slow down and recognize the inspriation all around us.
The 5 O'Clock Band
For everyone-may you be inspired to seek truth and find courage, and like Thurgood Marshall, prove to the world that justice is what love looks like in public.