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" I, too, am America." - Langston Hughes

I have been thinking about Black Lives Matter.

First of all, I am totally behind this movement. In fact, I hope it grows by leaps and bounds. 694 more words

Rebel Posts

Did Slavery Really End?

How far have we actually come since emancipation?

I’ve been reading a bit lately about slavery and its evolution, and how that has impacted black folks in America. 758 more words

Race

Mayor de Blasio and Commissioner O'Neill should seize the opportunity to change the NYPD culture

We have a new police commissioner in NYC, James O’Neill – a native New Yorker (which is always nice), a seasoned professional, not a psychopath, and seemingly still in touch with his own humanity.  244 more words

Sharpton Has ‘Mixed Feelings’ Over Bratton’s Resignation

After Police Commissioner Bill Bratton’s surprise announcement that he will retire in September, Rev. Al Sharpton said he had “mixed feelings” about the sudden departure of the city’s top cop—but wants to meet “immediately” with his replacement, Chief of Department James O’Neill.  681 more words

Bill De Blasio

Warriors Fighting Police Brutality

Below are the students who chose Police Brutality as the civic issue they wanted to address. To see each student’s personal contribution, click on their picture, and you will be taken to their page. 227 more words

Civic Issues

Yes, All Lives Matter...

Now, I’m going to keep this post brief because I’m sure you can Google a million and one blog posts, articles and think pieces that explain the same thing. 691 more words

Social Commentary

Mississippi Police Officer Allows K-9 to Maul Man’s Testicles before Shooting Him 4 Times

Last month, 37 year old Antwun “Ronnie” Shumpert of Tupelo was racially profiled by a white police officer by the name of Tyler Cook who pulled him over for no other reason than being a Black man driving a car in the state of Mississippi. 535 more words

Racism