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African Americans are hit much harder than any other racial or ethnic group by the war on drugs, even when there’s no evidence of significantly higher drug usage or sales.
Problem is and always has been is when black folk come together then and only then will things change. But black folk have created division amongst ourselves because since the early 90’s I have seen black folk not support folk who have stood up in our communities trying to make change and they were not supported but also they allowed other folk to attempt to discredit them. 60 more words
When scrolling through my news feed yesterday I stumbled across some exciting news for my brothers and sisters in the LGBTQ community. According to an article posted by CNN, (I told myself I was done with them after the straight out of Compton BS but for this I will make an exception) David Denson just made history as the first openly gay active baseball player! 758 more words
The following exert is from a book by W.E.B Du Bois, The Negro, Chapter IX (9), entitled “The Trade of Men”. Many refrain from judging the actions of peoples of the past, because they say there was a different standard of morality at the time. 4,068 more words
Let’s jump into today’s lesson, there seems to be this ongoing debate between supporters of #blacklivesmatter and #alllivesmatter. For the record, unlike “All lives matter”; #blacklivesmatter is an actual movement that was created shortly after the death of Trayvon Martin. 919 more words