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I still #cantbreathe ...

“If Emmett Till is the tree, then Amadou Diallo, DJ Henry, Trayvon Martin, Mike Brown, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice and all the others are the… 435 more words

INSPIRATION

Today in NYC History: The Shooting of Amadou Diallo

New York City’s simmering racial tensions periodically erupt after traumatic events like the death of Eric Garner. On February 4, 1999, policemen fired 41 shots at Guinean immigrant Amadou Diallo in a case of mistaken identity. 511 more words

Today In NYC History

600 friends (a sestina)

38 years of life doesn’t seem long enough to have made 600 friends
maybe if i was pushing 600 and an ark instead of a mini van and had 350 years left… 685 more words

Poetry

Winter Of Resistance (A 24-Hour Vigil At Grand Central Station) by Kenneth Chamberlain Junior

“I am not anxious to be the loudest voice or the most popular. But I would like to think that at a crucial moment, I was an effective voice of the voiceless, an effective hope of the hopeless.” Whitney Young…

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