Holding on to My Roots

Holding on to My Roots

I was never one to advertise or fully accept my history, which was partly because I never knew it. History lessons continually taught me that holding on to my roots was important, but I didn’t clearly understand. I acknowledged a few pieces of myself that I saw on television. But believed overall that being black was a burden when surrounded …

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He’s What? He’s Where?

Have you ever been in a position where u were shuck? I mean, really unsettled because of a force that you can’t control? Well two days ago, I was scrolling on my Facebook, just looking to see what everyone’s been up to for the New Year. I stumbled upon a post from a friend that read, “My nephew, my talented …

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Technology and the Riots in Ferguson

We thought that they days of segregation and water hoses were a distant thing of the past. We thought that when Martin Luther King Jr, Rosa Parks, Angela Davis, and all these other brave people who put their lives in danger for the freedom of our race, that we would never have to go through this again. The truth of …

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