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Long Shadow Of Privilege

“I am a mother please don’t kill my kids.” A Black woman sitting down during protest, shows her protest sign. | Washington, D.C. 13 Jun 2020 | Photography Credit: Johnny Silvercloud

Local, state & federal laws
favored people who are Caucasian
in daily dealings, with a fatal flaw
for those who challenged the situation.

White family wealth is accrued
over centuries while people of color
endure socioeconomic abuse
as generations struggle to recover.



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Joel A. Johnson

Joel A. Johnson


Family man, & creative who enjoys karaoke, poetry, & balance sports (skating & skiing). I focus on social justice. Writes for The Lark, AfroSapiophile, WEOC