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My letter to my community

Recently in the news there seems to be many stories of African American males being gunned down by law enforcements. As a young black male living in a urban setting I often fear for my safety, either due to gang violence or at the hands of those who have sworn to serve and protect me. 357 more words


What Do you Say to Little Black Boys

We watch in sadness, frustration, anger, and confusion, as unarmed black men are shot by police senselessly. While we adults are trying to make sense of these unarmed shootings of black men. 361 more words

Barack Oama


As a black mother, my heart pains every time I turn on the news. Mortuary and funeral business is raking in at an all-time high. We are losing our children left and right. 454 more words


Confessions of Faith: I Can't Breathe

I sit here, a black woman born in America. I made my entrance into this world decades after the Jim Crow era, centuries after the emancipation of my ancestors. 1,400 more words

Faith Simone

MY FREESTYLE: Black Lives Matter

Black Life Matter: Thoughts from Tariq Alexander of TSWMall

“It’s a travesty what is happening in our world, in our communities, and to our children. They now live in a generation of fear. 682 more words

DAILY OBSERVATION: Linking the Michael Brown and Travon Martin cases is just wrong.

Many of those saying that Michael Brown is an innocent victim of police racism and excessive force try to connect his case to that of Travon Martin.  497 more words