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600 friends (a sestina)

38 years of life doesn’t seem long enough to have made 600 friends
maybe if i was pushing 600 and an ark instead of a mini van and had 350 years left… 685 more words

Poetry

Winter Of Resistance (A 24-Hour Vigil At Grand Central Station) by Kenneth Chamberlain Junior

“I am not anxious to be the loudest voice or the most popular. But I would like to think that at a crucial moment, I was an effective voice of the voiceless, an effective hope of the hopeless.” Whitney Young…

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Surrounding Areas

Today's Protests Are Centuries in the Making - Gotham Gazette

This was first published in the Gotham Gazette on December 29, 2014.

Today’s Protests are Centuries in the Making

The tragic deaths of Eric Garner, Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu offer New Yorkers an opportunity to have a real conversation about our city’s sordid racial history. 2,222 more words

Articles

I Can Breathe: Glorifying White Racism

Author’s Notes: This article was  both written and posted before the recent NYC police shootings of Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos. The author unequivocally condemns these attacks and believes structural change must occur within the NYPD through peaceful means .  838 more words

Urban Life

Victims’ Kin Speak Out As Thousands March In DC Demanding #JusticeForAll [VIDEO]

Washington, D.C. hosted the most high-profile and traditional of Saturday’s protests against racial bias in the legal system.  The march and rally was organized by… 572 more words

National

Victims' Family Speak Out As Thousands March In DC This Past Weekend Demanding #JusticeForAll [VIDEO]

Washington, D.C. hosted the most high-profile and traditional of Saturday’s protests against racial bias in the legal system.  The march and rally was organized by… 572 more words

National

Victims’ Kin Speak Out As Thousands March In DC Demanding #JusticeForAll [VIDEO]

Washington, D.C. hosted the most high-profile and traditional of Saturday’s protests against racial bias in the legal system.  The march and rally was organized by… 572 more words

National