Tag: hatecrimes

Our Silence Is Killing Black Boys

It’s hard for young, Black boys in public schools who are identified as “other” or “different” because of their sexuality. It appears that advocacy doesn’t include those boys who fall victim to the worst cases of bullying, trauma and abuse; gay Black boys. Black boys who choose to accept their sexuality aren’t supported and are often times allowed to be…

Why Didn’t You Stay?

Due to the strained and poor relationship between police officers and the Black community, students are asking Black boys; slain to violence at the hands of police, gangs and stray bullets, why didn’t you stay? Black boys are disappearing right in front of our eyes and it’s becoming commonplace. As the Nation celebrates the Union soldiers of the Civil War,…