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So Many Black People Locked Up it has Warped our Sense of Reality | Emerge News Online

So Many Black People Locked Up it has Warped our Sense of RealityApril 23, 2016 0 45Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Prisoners from Sacramento County await processing after arriving at the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Deuel Vocational Institution (DVI) in Tracy, Calif. 143 more words

Critical Black Issues

Respectability politics are making black Americans sick — Quartz

Pull up your pants. Straighten your hair. Stop using the n-word.


Black Americans have long been told that there is a “right” way to act in order to secure racial equality and individual promotion in the United States. 536 more words

Commentary And Opinion Pieces

World Poetry Day

Today is world poetry day! I’m not a poet, or really a big poetry fan. I like it well enough, I just don’t feel at all qualified to talk about it in any meaningful way. 263 more words

Dear Diary...

2016 Candidates, and ‘What If’

I sat down today and took a close look at each of the probable and likely electable candidates for the presidency in 2016. I looked at the reality, and ignored the media hype. 759 more words

VACUUMS SUCK!

Last year, when we were furnishing and outfitting the former dump (see weboughtadump.wordpress.com), I bought almost everything second-hand — from dishes to appliances to furniture. I checked out Craig’s List almost every day and haunted consignment shops and thrift stores. 1,125 more words

Humor

Here are 10 new ways other countries are actually solving problems

The US is facing many domestic problems….this country is more than capable of solving these problems it is just the leaders are not willing to do so…… 218 more words

Politics

Hail Sisterhood!

When I look at my little niece and nephew sometimes on video-chats I know they are in for a fabulous childhood together. Something that they will realize later. 467 more words

Philosophical Issues