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5 Ways to Disciple Young Black Males

After 1964 and the outlawing of Jim Crow, one would believe that being an African-American in society would be a LOT easier…right?? But then a few months later Malcom X was shot. 1,572 more words

Life

How Long Will They Mourn Me?

With the recent findings in the Michael Brown case, I wonder how long the mourning will last? In a world where brevity and speed is favored over taking ones time, how long will the outrage at Michael Brown’s killing at the hands of Ferguson Missouri Police Officer Darren Wilson last? 437 more words

Hip Hop

Deeper Than Rap: How One Rapper Defines the Killing of Unarmed Black Males

In the wake of Michael Brown’s execution by police officers, I believe it is appropriate to harken back to Trayvon Martin’s execution with some powerful words by David Banner. 22 more words

Hip Hop

"Suburbanization Of Poverty": Tensions In Ferguson Have Been Simmering Below Surface For Decades

The police shooting of Michael Brown was the spark.

But the tinder fueling the anger and resentment that has exploded in Ferguson, Mo., has been building for decades. 1,525 more words

Jobs

White Elephants...

Has left the room!

This is not Hemingway’s Hills Like White Elephants, but a tale of the obvious left in the room – the dark horse — ugly, blatant racism. 442 more words

African American

the state of race in the united states-st. louis

THE STATE OF AMERICA IN THE SUBURBS OF ST. LOUIS
By: Gary Norris Gray – BASN Staff Reporter

African Americans are furious about what occurred in Ferguson, Missouri. 1,432 more words

My Brother’s Keeper: The First Six Months

In February, President Barack Obama announced an initiative to respond to the economic, employment, and educational disparities that young men of color face as they enter their adult lives. 839 more words

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