Tag: black boys

Minneapolis: "It Hurts to be Black"

Minneapolis: "It Hurts to be Black"
By A Comeaux I’m  in Minneapolis. My head is pounding, my body is aching and it hurts to breathe. Light pains my eyes and my ears are ringing like a faint cry in the distance. My job calls it the flu. Today, I know it just hurts being black. Last night while I kissed on... Read more »

What's in Your Bag of Privilege?

What's in Your Bag of Privilege?
By Nicole Harding Well as you know, George Zimmerman is back in the news. While one man was found not guilty I was overcome by shock and disbelief not only at the verdict, but the divide that still exists. And how close the dissension is to my own heart. Just like social media was used... Read more »

Ugly Middle Class Attitudes About Black Boys

Ugly Middle Class Attitudes About Black Boys
By Nicole Harding “I saw your son at the bus stop this morning…he sure has grown!” That was the early morning text that started my day with a smile. My son is my heart and soul and when I see him, I see unlimited possibilities.  In reality…everyone does not see unlimited possibilities. Some folks see... Read more »
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