Category: poverty

A Dream Deferred

What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun? Or fester like a sore– And then run? Does it stink like rotten meat? Or crust and sugar over– like a syrupy sweet? Maybe it just sags like a heavy load. Or does it explode? by Langston Hughes Can

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Stand For Something

The Only Way To Get That Gorilla Off Your Back Is To Stand, Upright. When the light is turned on there’s no turning off that light. One may try to ignore that little voice inside but that light and that voice will only burn brighter and speak louder to you each and every time you attempt

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Ferguson: Michael Brown, Civil Unrest & Change

CNN televised the fiery passionate expression of a people in great despair. Poor people, angry, disenfranchised citizens of Missouri, Ferguson living and witnessing the American experiment. It was a day of shame that imbrue the fabric of our national conscious.  This greasy spot will be forever burned on the entire nations memory.  Malcolm X, my

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On This Day Of Shame

Day Of Shame On this day of shame, I’d like to remember all the people, all the entire cultures that are extinct; wiped out, removed from this earth just because they are different.  The gratitude and appreciation has been noted of those that have sacrificed their lives so that others could feast and be merry.

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DSD Podcast Radio: Real Talk, Real People On Real Issues

  Real Talk On Real Issues – Be Heard  Dial In: 657-383-0995 Every Sunday DSD 14 Real Talk, Real People on Real DSD Podcast. Keeping it Real & Dirty – Kick it with Scout Smith, Christy Harvey, HarlemATL Show Topic: “It’s The Economy, Stupid.” On Down South Dirty Podcast. (Archived) 11/14/14 – Sunday @ 1:30pm

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Students Of Poverty

The slave (working stiff) is foolish when he tries to be just like his master (employer).  The objective is to change the game. Where there’s no vision the people will perish. Companies and corporations are tapping into our youth’s vision, energy and resources then use it to their advantage and financial gain. This is how they stay

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Leaders & Leadership

African Americans unfortunately and tragically have more leaders and less leadership than any people in the African world. A lot of the people who are pretending leadership are charlatans and pretenders. Yet among them have emerged some very able men worthy of the mantle of leadership and because of the pretenders they’ve gotten less attention

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Creating Your Own Nest

A true bachelor has his own. He puts God first and he has knowledge of self. He is well read, well traveled, and he has his own means of transportation, he makes his own money, he has his own bank account and he does not have to lie to a woman about dating others.  With

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