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[burden of a black man] r.j.'s words

ed note: i don’t have much to add. i’m glad justice was found for Jordan Davis. #blacklivesmatter. 

here are r.j’s words. 

Lucky.  I have been very lucky. 520 more words

Black Men

Justice for Jordan: How Racism and Loud Music Provoked the Murderer in Michael Dunn

Michael Dunn Found Guilty Of First-Degree Murder In Killing Of Jordan Davis

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/01/michael-dunn-guilty_n_5913926.html

On Wednesday, October 1st, Michael Dunn was found guilty of first-degree murder in addition to the attempted murder charges he was found guilty of in February 2014.

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Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigns over security lapses

Julia Pierson resigned today. She did the right thing. Too many security lapses. She had to go.

Current Events

The Harm in Being A Good Woman Part 2

Everyone has the opportunity to allow themselves to mature, but many times we allow hurt and pain to cease our personal growth to the point where being a “good man” or a “good woman” is impossible. 823 more words

My Thoughts

‘Knockout game’ gives white America new reason to profile black men

I remember when I was growing up, New York was a rough-and-tumble place where attitudes of racial animosity ran parallel to the perceptions of black-on-white crime. 757 more words

Opinion

No, I don't watch Scandal. *shock*

There are a few things that will have your black woman card revoked. Bad weave isn’t one of them. Not knowing who Maya Angelou is definitely makes your status questionable.  557 more words

Race