“You are trapped by your ZIP code”

I grew up in DeKalb County, Georgia most of my life. DeKalb County is home to one of the largest and wealthiest black middle class populations in the country, and has been home to that population for 20+ years. However, in the late 90's and early 2000's, many schools in the southern part of the county became overcrowded and had…

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The moments after Darren Wilson was not indicted

On Monday, November 24, right before Thanksgiving, news outlets announced that former Ferguson, Missouri police office Darren Wilson would not be indicted by a grand jury in the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown. No one was shocked by this news, but many were outraged. What is diversity and who does it matter to? As I scroll through my Facebook timeline,…

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What he said

Plus this wonderful interview about his barbershop http://www.blackenterprise.com/small-business/kille-mike-interview-swag-barbershop-airport-atlanta/

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#MikeBrown

The situation in Ferguson, Mo. was brought up at the United Nations convening in Geneva as a part of the world's check-up on America's progress in racial disparity issues. Trayvon Martin's mom and Jordan Davis's dad were present. This is serious. Just this morning Al Sharpton said, "while we lecture others about their police state, we can't have one ourselves,"…

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