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#Charlottesville: The Facts and The Fear.

January 20th, 2017 was the beginning of the evolution of racism within the United States. Has racism always been a problem within this country? Of course. However, January 20th, 2017 marked the country bringing in a president who is known for his racism. Most of this country agreed with his …

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To Be a Black Man in Trump’s America

For Antonio Woods, a 30-year old black father of two from Tennessee, this year’s election heightened America’s issues with race, police, and security. “They (the government) put in office who they wanted to. His business skills got him elected, and they will determine how he runs this country,” he said. …

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I Went To Obama’s 2009 Inauguration: A Reflection

When I found out the marching band I danced in, the Brooklyn “Steppers” Marching Band, was selected to perform at then President-Elect Obama’s 2009 Inaugural parade, the terms exhilaration and elation were minuscule in conveying how the entire band, our families, and our community felt as a whole. The New …

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Donald Trump Is Officially President, Now What?

Wow. Donald J. Trump is the 45th President of the United States of America. This is the new normal. No, I won’t ever feel comfortable addressing him with the word president preceding his name. His hate tactics and blatant disregard to act intelligently won’t allow me to revere him with …

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A Historic Election, America’s New Legacy

The next president elect of the United States of America is Donald Trump. The man no one expected to take the highest office in our nation. A man so divisive, so hateful – how did we get here? He used the most sensational, disgusting rhetoric, and even with folks in his own …

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This Election, An Impactful Lesson

Every time I hear the Donald Trump sound bite in which he asks the African-Americans of the country, “What do you have to lose?” I immediately think, damn near everything or at the minimum the ground that was gained over the last eight years of my life with my main …

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Hey Trump, You Don’t Have The Black Vote

With 24 hours left until the election, Donald Trump is trying really hard to garner the Black vote. Like, really, really hard. While campaigning in North Carolina, Trump pledged a “new deal” for African-Americans, claiming to make changes within the black community including the creation of more high-paying jobs, improving inner-city …

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