Unique Russ lived a few short blocks away from where the Sherman Park unrest occurred in 2016 and where Still Waters Collective’s “The Soapbox” took place for the first time that year. The Soapbox gave frustrated residents a platform to voice their concerns about conditions in the area and the police killing of Sylville Smith.
On the two-year anniversary of The Soapbox, Russ, who works for Still Waters Collective, hosted the second Soapbox event. She said she feels the area is safer than it was two years ago.Did you like this story? Subscribe to NNS today.