17-year-old Milan Morris made a statement in a floor length mermaid gown that boasts black and white pictures of those whose who lives were lost too soon including Travyon Martin, Sanda Bland, and Mike Brown to name a few. 

Designed by Terrance Torrence, the gown payed homage to the Black Lives Matter movement, and the victims that have fallen due to police violence.

“Yes I’m Black. Yes I’m 17. Yes GOD is using me to convey a message that’s bigger than me,” the West Palm Beach high school basketball player wrote on her Instagram page.