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The heat of this side-eye is profound. | 20 Mar 2016 |

The “Black Kid Side-Eye” is an Intellectual Nuclear Weapon

The power of a Black child’s side-eye in an age of Civil Rights Struggle

It was the 20th of March, 2016. Donald Trump was running for president, and his campaign lead him to Tucson, Arizona. I was in the Army at the time, which made attending rallies and protests difficult. Still, I found a way to observe this event.

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AfroSapiophile is a hub for critical thinking and analysis pertaining to civil rights, human rights, systemic racism and sexism across politics, entertainment, and history.

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The analytical street photographer who exists to fight against racism, sexism, and fascism. U.S. Army vet. Writer. Speaker. Twitter: @johnnysilverclo

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