Mental Emancipation: Perspectives vs. Truth

What kills me is we know race ain’t even real Still it holds us to the fire Burns like steel You can’t drop it To the ground Ill-fitted garment Got you bound up Yet won’t change It’s a construct Socio-economic mind fuck Make you buy Sell Trade A thought Created to justify inhumanity Categorize who…

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The Dangers of Rose Colored Glasses

Ask a teenager to clean the kitchen and they will tell you that they already cleaned the bathroom. Yeah the two have nothing to do with each other save that they are both rooms in a house.  Cleaning the bathroom doesn’t mean that your kitchen isn’t dirty. Likewise, filters do not hide the truth. People get cancer. Racism exists. Injustice is an actual thing. Children are sold for sex. Harsh, ugly truths. The stench of it is filter proof.

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A bridge over troubled water

“Kids in jail are children too” ~Fuzz This was my summer motto. I had the wonderful opportunity to work as a counselor/instructor for the Teens and Police Service Academy summer program. TAPS Academy is a non-profit organization that provides interactive learning programs to help reduce the social distance between teens and law enforcement. This organization…

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Then they came for me…

“The mind of evil doesn’t change. It just changes victims when it’s eye catches sight of the helpless or weak” ~Fuzz The Emancipation Proclamation was signed on September 22, 1862. The last slaves deep on the southern coast of Texas got word of their freedoom on June 19, 1865. That means for three years after…

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The Awakening

Writing is my truest love and I miss when we are apart. But absence does make my heart grow fonder or so I tell my non-committal self.

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Live, love, and learn

Out of sight is not out of mind. Not in the case of you and me anyway. I think about you literally every day. I knew that I should reach out, but I just couldn’t. I want you to know that I’m ok and my absence has nothing to do with you. It’s all about…

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