No Struggle, No Progress

Living it Up

The best way to truly know how you feel about the ‘hood (the sides of town that Black and people densely populate) is to visit a 'hood in another city. When I first enter a 'hood, I immediately realize I have entered a not-so-good side of town by what I see - overgrown grass, dilapidated homes, sketchy gas stations, potholes every 100 feet - I could go on. The most distinctive thing is the feeling I get within seconds of turning into a 'hood I am not familiar visiting. There is an uneasiness about what can happen at any moment and a rush to navigate away from what could potentially become dang...

 

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