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How Can We Make Black Friday REALLY BLACK?

How many of us Really know the History of Black Friday? Nope, I won’t tell. Do the research and you’ll understand why I wrote this essay at this current time. At a time when the Holiday Season is quickly approaching. A time when the government is issuing checks to stimulate a dying economy. A time […]

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True LOVE Comes Through Understanding

We are called the United States of America, the land of the free & home of the brave and there are individuals brave enough to escape there country to take advantage of the benefits and enrich there lives with opportunity. So if they make it here safely and they are abiding by the criminal law, […]

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This is America

Hello!! My name is Terry but guys call me Washington, I’ve been dwn for 5 years so far. I’m 39yo & hve been doing poetry every since I could learn how 2 read, never really took it serious though. Now I use poetry as a way 2 escape, heal, cry, & love. I would love […]

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Race and Racism in American Prisons, and America Herself

Jerry Metcalf #251141Thumb Correctional Facility3225 John Conley DriveLapeer, MI 48446email @ jpay.comFacebook.com/JerrymetcalfWattpad.com/JAMetcalfjr As I sat thinking about how and what to write on such a sensitve topic, I kept asking myself where to begin. Do I start with the fact that although blacks in America only comprise about 12% of the population, they also–stunningly–make up […]

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The Truth

The other day I was approached by this guy named Joe. He asked me a question that I found I couldn’t answer quite as accurate as I should have been able to He asked “what is your perspective on the George Floyd situation.” And I stopped and thought, for the first time, about the situation. […]

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Kelly Farris

SHERIFFS PHYSICALLY ABUSE BLACK WOMAN MURDER HER UNBORN CHILD, SEXUALLY ABUSE HER AND KEPT THEIR JOBS   A young woman in her twenties named Kelly Farris was sitting in her car when the police approached her vehicle and began questioning her about an argument that she had with another female. When the police told her to […]

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What is “Defunding the Police”?

Don’t be alarmed by Black Lives Matters call to “defund” the police. Defunding the police means that we set up community security to protect us. Community officers will still have the power to make legal arrest and perform the same duties that police perform right now. However, the “Peace-Officers” will be people who come from […]

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Racial “Cold War” in America

There is a racial “Cold-War” going on in America. In the past, White people openly lynched, torchered, and exploited Black People. Times have changed. Now, racists disguise their true intentions behind laws designed to allow police officers and vigilante White People to legally murder Black People. Not all White People are racist; many of them […]

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Thoughts Beyond the Wall

What up doe? I am bringing you these raw “THOUGHTS” from “BEYOND THE WALL” at Thumb Correctional Facility in Lapeer, Michigan. I’ve done over 22 calendar years on this prison-bit, and I can tell you that these wall closed in on me time and time again. Closing in so tight I couldn’t breathe- George Floyd. […]

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Juneteenth Pt 2

And in no nation was this opinion more firmly fixed or more uniformly acted upon than by the English Government and English People. They not only seized them on the coast of Africa, and sold or held them in slavery for their own use; but they took them as ordinary articles of merchandise to every […]