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Hypocrisy of murder in the Black community

Why is that whenever there’s an incident where a young black man get murdered
By a white police officer, there is this outrage in the black community? 544 more words

The decline of 'stop and frisk' in NYC

I’ve written posts about the injustice (and also the uselessness) of singling out young black men for police harassment, often leading to arrests for trivial or arbitrary reasons.   167 more words

Civil Liberties

The Importance of Increasing Knowledge (Letter 9)


Dear Y.B.M.:

I am writing this letter from the beautiful F.W. Bluford Library on the historically black North Carolina A & T University in Greensboro, North Carolina. 580 more words

What's New at UPO: Kid Kwesi Kicks Off Trillectro Music Festival at RFK Stadium

By Akeya Dickson

Before Trillectro headliner and Detroit rapper Big Sean performed, before Mississippi teenagers Rae Sremmurd skateboarded across the stage and then kicked off their summer sizzler “No Flex Zone,” and before crowd favorite and Houston rapper Travi$ Scott dove into the crowd, Kid Kwesi’s latest video premiered. 640 more words


The Awesome Value of Reading (Letter 8)


Dear Y.B.M.:

This letter will be quite different from my previous letters in that I will not deal with the spiritual aspect of life, but rather the mental aspect of life. 737 more words