Video: For Those Caught in the Middle - Cheeraz Gormon

Sharing her story of her brother's killing and the reaction of her family. What support is given to families who suffer this ultimate loss?

gormon_speaking.pngStoryteller, poet, author, and award winning advertising creative Cheeraz Gormon is from St. Louis, Missouri, and every bit a native daughter. She recently appeared on VICELAND’s Abandoned, which was focused on closed and neglected schools in St. Louis. The opportunity, in effect, introduced her and her love for the city to an international audience.
As a poet, Cheeraz has opened up for scholar Cornell West, MacArthur Genius educator and curator Dr. Deborah Willis, and hip hop impresario Russell Simmons on stages nationally, and internationally

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at

Listen to Cheeraz on the MichMash podcast, with TEDxGatewayArch Co-Founder Mich Hancock. Listen Here

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