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To those who hate me,

I’m scared.

Following the attack at Pulse in Orlando on June 12, I feel fear. For the first time in my life I am scared. 910 more words


I Will Never Know How It Feels To Be Black In America: By Lauren Roeske

Social networks have given many who never had a platform to speak an avenue in which they can now express their personal views. Unfortunately it has brought to light the thinking of many Americans that would usually go unspoken. 581 more words

Black Lives Matter

My ballet experience

I attended the Northwest Florida Ballet Academie from third to eighth grade and was part of the corps of their company my freshman and sophomore year of high school. 466 more words

Personal History

New Ava Duvernay Documentary Tells The Truth Behind Mass Incarceration In America

When some people talk about the effects of slavery in this country, they like to argue that it was a long time ago. And Black folk should get over it.

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True Crime


The sky is charcoal black today. My dear cousin, a loving husband and father of two little ones was taken prisoner (again), alongside 12 other innocent souls in Iran. 360 more words


A Different Kind of Outrage

Barbarism, desecration enormity, inhumanity and violence are all associated with outrage.  Death is one of the most common events which triggers this raw emotion.  While seventy percent of the protesters in North Carolina were bused in from out of state, this doesn’t mean that the parents and family who lost their son have released all of their frustrations.  240 more words


The sound of silence

I was watching the new Alter Bridge[1] single on YouTube the other day when I came across a live cover of The Sound of Silence… 532 more words