After hearing about the case of Bresha Meadows, a 14-year-old girl who shot and killed her abusive father in 2016, Talib began to do more research behind Meadows and her family which ultimately led to the creation of this song “She’s My Hero.” Over production by Oh No, Kweli raps about the Meadows family history and the incident that made national headlines.

Bresha Meadows Accepts Plea of “Involuntary Manslaughter” in Death of Her Father

“Bresha Meadows took matters in her own hands/ 14 years old with more courage than a grown man / Grabbed the gun that he threatened her with / Cracked in the bedroom, put a bullet in his brain while he slept.”

#FreeBresha: Teen Who Killed Abusive Dad Offered Plea Deal

Listen to “She’s My Hero” below. A GoFundMe is has been established to pay for Bresha Meadows’s mental health treatment

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