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How Your Choice in Men Shows That Black Lives Don’t Matter

As I’ve heard the black community shout “Black lives matter!” I’ve questioned the sincerity of it. For the sake of the crying mothers, angry fathers and sobbing children, I grieve the losses within the black community. Talent and potential has been lost from a community already so broken. The black community …

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3 Major Insights I Learned Over the Years While Engaging in Black Outrage of Police Brutality

Another unarmed black person killed by the police? Ok, let’s see how this plays out. Media reports killing. Policeman who does the killing is sent home on administrative leave. Even after video evidence or witness testimony saying or showing contrary, the officer is ruled to have done nothing wrong. Black people are outraged, but …

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My Thoughts On the Black Lives Matter Movement

More often than not you hear people say, “The police are getting out of control with shooting unarmed and sometimes armed young black males.” I, being a so-called African-American male, believe I understand where people are coming from. I, too, am alarmed at what I am witnessing through social media and …

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Common Drops a Freestyle Addressing Racism on Sway’s Universe

Common appeared on Shade45 yesterday, giving us a glimpse of his upcoming music.  The hip-hop veteran addressed “black lives matter” in two verses within the context of a discussion around the American Black Film Festival.  Watch below and let me know in the comments what your favorite line is. “Thinking of Sandra …

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