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Ferguson, Tulsa, trauma and systematic genocide: An open letter to America, By Dane Edidi

WASHINGTON, August 15, 2014 — Dear America,

Yesterday I cried, yesterday, I cried like I have not cried in a very long time. I cried not only for Mike Brown and Trayvon Martin, but also for Kandy Hall, Islan Nettles, Mia Henderson and any African American whose killers have not yet been brought to justice.

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#NMOS14 Events TONIGHT: National Rallies Against Police Brutality

National Moment of Silence, for the lives of Mike Brown, Eric Garner, John Crawford, and the lives of many more unnamed…

Find out where to join others TONIGHT in saying enough is enough: 43 more words

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The Price of Bread & Gas


Our eyes have been too busy watching bread and gas prices rise, our mouths couldn’t find time to ask why black lives can still be purchased for wooden nickels.

Black Girl In Suburbia/ Spent: Looking for Change

This past weekend I attended a showing of the documentary “Black Girl in Suburbia.” It’s a revolutionary film, in that, it focuses on a segment of the black population that tends to be ignored. 357 more words

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Rage Against The Ratchet

Wow! I don’t know how I missed this one! “Rage Against the Ratchet” is movement started by songwriter/producer, Carvin Haggins.

“The word is ratchet. It’s a slang term, derogatory, for a person or activity that is considered distasteful. 298 more words

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