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What You Should and Shouldn’t Post on Social Media

This morning, I was greeted with posts on my Facebook timeline with friends and family members threatening others about deleting anyone who shared the horrific video of the senseless shooting that took place in Cleveland yesterday. Mr. Robert Godwin’s life … Continue reading

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Why Black People Are So Angry

Black people have never denied that black on black crime is a problem in America. Hence the reason why so many African American men and women have created mentor programs, non-profit organizations, and empowerment groups to improve the lives of … Continue reading

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Waiting for the Protests…

Another summer has come and another child is dead in Ferguson, Missouri; another African American child at that. Of course, they were unarmed just like Mike Brown was when Officer Darren Wilson took his life just over a year ago … Continue reading

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Charleston Shooting: Why the Media Matters

There should be a sign at every border of the United States that reads, “Welcome to America Where You Have the Right to be Wrong”! A nation that was supposedly built on Christian principles has lead people all over the … Continue reading

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Excuse Me, but Don’t Make Excuses for Me: A note from a young black male teacher

Three years ago…“So what penitentiary is that Rodney Jordan in today”? One year later, “Man I’ve been to jail four times and I just knew I’d see your son there.” Sound harsh? Well, the first question was asked by one … Continue reading

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What Makes Me Different: A Note from a Young Black Male School Teacher

He’s a thug, he’s a gangsta, he’s a bully! Often times, these are the labels placed on young black males who have been murdered by white men in law enforcement. A justification if you will. A justification for why another … Continue reading

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What Makes Me Different: A note from a young black male school teacher

What Makes Me Different: A Note from a Young Black Male School Teacher He’s a thug, he’s a gangsta, he’s a bully! Often times, these are the labels placed on young black males who’ve been murdered by white men in … Continue reading

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