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Michael Eric Dyson | What White America Fails to See

We all can see the same videos. But you insist that the camera doesn’t tell the whole story. Of course you’re right, but you don’t really want to see or hear that story.   

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Human Rights

That Black {folks} Magic

They used to call me ugly,

my afro puffs laced with ribbons

jet black

but in the sun, glistening

my kinky coils tight

still learning wrong from right 385 more words

Poetry

Americans, Black and white, get high. Who gets to do time?


Joe Posner/Vox

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.

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Crime

When Black Folk Come Together

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

Black Folks

David Denson just made history and this is why it matters

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

Culture

The Abomination of Christian Enslavement of People

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

Understanding Of The Gospel