#SOBU: State of the Black Union


Black Millennials

Written in response to President Obama’s State of the Union address. Read the full text of the President’s remarks here.

It’s become clear that there is still an unfortunate taboo against speaking on current Black issues. When the mainstream refers to the plight of African Americans, all discussions are relegated to the realm of historical whitewashing. Enlightened conversations surrounding the relentless and continual destruction of Black communities are often scoffed at and dismissed as race-baiting. When we demand that non-Black communities recognize the privilege that comes with keeping us locked in the underclass, we’re given the misnomer of “reverse racists.”

Coded language remains rampant in civil discourse. We are no longer outrightly called racial slurs; instead we’re criminals and thugs deserving of death at the hands of law enforcement. The language is persistent and reinforced through tropes aggrandized by well-financed propaganda.

Furthermore, the global Black community has received no empathy or consciousness within…

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Out With The Old And In With The New.

Hey everyone just want to say once again Happy New Year on this 2nd blog on the new year lol!! I hope everyone has a great new years eve and didn’t party to hard I have to work the next day so I was home by 1:30am I know crazy right? Which brings me to my out with the old, so I’m starting my Sign Language Class in February and I can’t wait!!

Its a new year so its time for a new career I turn 40 this year so I’m starting fresh my friends! :). And now that I’m going back to school I’m now starting the 2nd part of my plan and that is to look non security job if I want to get out of security I have to not apply for security jobs anymore that will to the new.

I’m not going to lie I’m a little scared and novice because I’ve been in the security field for 16 years and to go do a hole new field and career is scary but I know I can do it and this is the right time to do it!! If I can lose wight and keep it off then I know I can do this, so look out world cause here I come!!! 🙂

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