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#FierceUrgency to reduce violence by 50 percent

When violence against black males rose to such heights that it dominated news and spurred national protests, Cities United was ready. The organization of more than 80 mayors across the country had long since recognized the troubling trends and put into motion plans to curb it. 397 more words

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"Not going to give up:" Sic Wit It MC hosts peace rally to push out negativity in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE — Be the change you want to see — those are the words a local motorcycle group is turning into action as they put on a stop the violence event peace festival on Saturday, July 30th. 331 more words

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The smaller the Vocab... the bigger the fist.

A conversation can quickly escalate into violence…

…how is it we can go from talking, to raising our voices, to shouting and screaming, to then hitting our fist on the table or wall… followed by some punching and kicking of each other? 587 more words

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Entry 2. Unite our voices

There are constant talks about how far we as a society have come from the days of slavery and open humiliation of black people, how much we have improved. 2,067 more words

Growing up (long, but real)

So, here I was putting some of my Jamberry samples together and listening to Pandora. A song that I like from a band/singer I have never heard of came on. 1,040 more words