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Every Day, by Paul Yon - 1981

Homeless people out in the street,

whose life has kicked them down –

live from instinct
when there’s nothing left to eat

I see them all around – 67 more words

Race, Class, Gender, Social Justice ~ Ellen Kirkland

James Weldon Johnson, “The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man” (1912)

The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man was written in 1912, at a time when race relations could not have been worse in post-Civil War America. Jim Crow had been fully established throughout the South by then, lynching was commonplace, and the Chicago Race Riots would be only a few years away. 1,208 more words

Class Conflict

Candy Rush 2 2014

Last Tuesday… Age texted me:

Age: gusto mo mag-21k sa Candy Rush?

Me: di ba ko mamatay????

Age: di naman siguro. mapapagod lang. hehe

Me: ok. 677 more words

Jema Tbr

Police officers shot in racial tension-filled Missouri

Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers in Ferguson, Mo., join police in search for suspects in the shooting of a police officer on Sept. 27, 2014. 729 more words

Crime

Are White Passing People Truly People of Color?

I was born to a Puerto Rican mom and a white dad, and we lived in a 3-story home in Weehawken, NJ with my other siblings.   1,246 more words

Race

A Study of Race in the US - Douglass & DuBois

Week 1

Discussion Qs:
* Are there any themes common to both authors? Or points where they diverge?

* What does each piece prescribe as the way forward for black struggle? 1,653 more words

Race

More than half of homo-bisexual men with HIV go untreated

Due to the never-ceasing drumbeat for a cure for HIV/AIDS — a drumbeat begun, championed, and continued by the homosexual “community” — untold hundreds of millions of dollars, including taxpayer money (via the government’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or CDC), have led to medical science developing a dizzying array of, by my count, … 682 more words

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