Afro Scribe
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Afro Scribe

The Burden of African American Parenthood

My son told my wife he didn’t want to be black because the police would kill him.

In the last several months, we’ve witnessed the murders of four African Americans. Ahmed Aubry was hunted and shot down in the street. Breanna Taylor shot eight times in the supposed safety of her own home. George Floyd strangled to death under the knee of a…

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Estacious(Charles White)

Estacious(Charles White)

I am a southern writer and teacher living in the midwest. I focus on education, poetry, and fiction. I am an award-winning playwright. estaciousw1914@yahoo.com