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You’re lucky; you have good hair

Aminah Columbia, SC Being a light-skinned African-American has afforded me the ability to kind of live on multiple sides of the race coin in terms of my superficial assets. Many people assume that I’m mixed; I’m not. Many people assume that I lucky because, since I’m fully black, I have good hair. Man, if one [...]

From Colombia, but not a drug-dealer

Miguel Jubiz Richmond, VA #VCU #COLOMBIA Being born in Colombia was the greatest thing that’s happened in my life and I’m proud to say it. However, people’s ignorance lead to misconceptions. Not all Colombians are drug-dealers and Colombia has more things to offer than just drugs such as endless natural resources, amazing food, and awesome [...]

THE WALL, BLACK, AN HONORABLE COLOR.

David DeChant, Marine Vietnam Veteran Key West, FL Michele,Greetings again. I am a member of the core group of Vietnam Veterans who built The Wall ~ National Vietnam Veterans Memorial in D.C.; and was at the meeting in Senator Warner’s office when General George Price, US Army Retired, ended the color controversy about “black” granite [...]