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Stranger

By AG Would you mind if I stood next to you – a stranger on the street? Even though my life so far has not been nice and neat? Society says I’m less than you Because I have a past And treats me like the dark and evil villain of the past Would you mind…

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Peaceful Protest

By AL “The home of the brave, and the land of the free” are notably beautiful words written by Francis Scott Key. Yet. in 1814 those words didn’t apply to individuals with the same skin color as me. So for all the injustice then and now that I see, I proudly place my fist in…

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WOKE

By HF What is WOKE in this day and age Is it simply activism only from a social media page? Is it an afro and a pick? An Olympic stage raised clinched fist Consciously eating organic kale salad While digesting an Erykah Badu ballad Is it Nat Turner’s unspoken rage? An Angela Davis gaze Is…

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Once Upon A Time

By GL Once upon a time . . . I lived my life, as though any day could of been my last. At the tender age of 15, that was how I was living. THUG LIFE wasn’t just a cool slogan for me It was a religion. Amen . . . . A man .…

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Human Nature

By SAT Every day I struggle and ask are we fighting for a cause or just because. Ain’t no sense in raising your fist if you don’t even know what you’re fighting for. But I’m scared to put my hands down to keep from getting hit in the face. I won’t just brace up against…

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