Category Archives for "Op-Ed"

Apr 08

The Politics of Emotionalizing Racism

By Dayvon Love | Call To Action

One of the most frustrating things to endure as a person who has committed himself to the liberation of people of African Descent from the global system of white supremacy is the way that emotion and sentiment are deployed to muddy the waters and frustrate rigorous conversations that are necessary to build institutions and to […]

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Feb 13

OP-ED – Hunger Games: Ghetto Kids Acting Out

By Adam Jackson | Op-Ed

Those of us at Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle (LBS) have had the opportunity to mentor many of the most successful debaters in the country.  We are proud to showcase the work of students who have a tremendous sense of social and political consciousness on issues that are pertainate to their success and growth as debaters. […]

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Nov 14

OP-ED – The Industry of Black Suffering: Breaking Down the Non-Profit Industrial Complex

By Adam Jackson | Op-Ed

EDITORS NOTE: This is an essay published in the 2013 State of Black Baltimore published by the Greater Baltimore National Urban League. It’s published alongside other essays and testimony about the history of the youth jail fight in Baltimore City. This is also an extension of an article published last year about the insidious tactics of Hathaway Ferebee, the executive […]

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