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I Have Failed Them (Part 1)

Since Trayvon’s murder — literal and figurative– many of us have been examining our relationship to, and our perception and treatment of, black men & boys.As a black woman who has spent her life in relationship with black men & boys– as daughter, girlfriend, niece, granddaughter, great-granddaughter, cousin, sister, friend, wife, teacher, advisor, neighbor, coworker, … Continue reading

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Originally posted on The Militant Negro™:
By Jueseppi B.           I was raised by my grandparents, we arrived in the United States from Marsala, Sicily when I was but 3 years old. My grandfather worked in the Indiana Steel Mills off the Chicago Skyway, the skeletons of those mills are still visible today…

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The Garment

“Then Jesus called in a loud voice. He said, ‘Lazarus, come out!’ The dead man came out. His hands and feet were wrapped with strips of linen. A cloth was around his face. Jesus said to them, ‘Take off the clothes he was buried in and let him go.’” – John 11: 43-44 They keep … Continue reading

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