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#SendHerBack: A 21-Year Veteran’s Open Letter To Those Who Want Brown People “Sent Back”

Dear Conservatives, I am a recently retired 21-year Army veteran. I am also a black man. “GO BACK TO AFRICA!” is not a new thing. People have been saying this for years. When “nigger” stopped bothering us or got so played out … Continue reading

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#DEARBLACKPEOPLE…

First of all, as you can see from the picture, I am a black man. I will be 37 years old next month. A little while ago, I stumbled onto a series of “Dear White People” statements. Here are a … Continue reading

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Black Folks, Yes…We Still Have On Shackles. But White People Didn’t Put Them There

As a 36-year-old black man, whenever I hear someone reference slavery or use it as an analogy, it’s completely embarrassing. For one, because it’s a slap in the face to our ancestors. None of us were alive to have the … Continue reading

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BLACK FOLKS, When You Feel The Need To Call Me “Coon,” “House Nigger,” “Uncle Tom” or “Sellout,” When I Don’t Agree With You, That Shows YOUR Insecurities, Not Mine

No…that’s not me. Most NFL fans know that that’s Seattle Seahawks defensive back Richard Sherman. During a recent press conference, Sherman decided to speak up about the “Black Lives Matter” movement. Here is what he said: “…as a black man, … Continue reading

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As a Black Man, I Will NEVER Be Cool With The Word “N**ger.” Ever. And Truthfully, I Believe Many Who Use The Word Aren’t Cool With It, Either

Don’t say a word. I’m a very intelligent man. I already know the deal. I know about the “different” way we as black people say it. I know about it being used as a “term of endearment.” I know that … Continue reading

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QUESTION: What Is The Biggest Threat To The Black Community? ANSWER: The Black Community

The truth hurts.  It doesn’t make it any less true.  Some of us are strong enough to handle the truth about ourselves and others are not. At the same, time many of us dodge the truth about ourselves while continuing … Continue reading

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