A Open Letter to Young Black Men | RapRehab @karapublishes

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As Zimmerman celebrates his ‘not guilty’ verdict, what we must ask ourselves is: What exactly did this verdict teach us – what did it teach our young men? Day in and day out, we watched a prosecution try to convict a man who – by choice, followed a teenage boy with a gun – and shot him dead. In America, this actual scenario seemed like a no-brainer up until July 13, 2013. The non-guilty verdict keeps us all at rage, and I can’t really speak for anyone else, but this is what the verdict taught me. Young Black Man, at the time of your birth you were deemed ‘unimportant’. Some of you were born in households, where you’re future lifestyle, personality, and goals have already been predicted by men in suits and badges, due to your zip code. Even with the many different career goals our young men do…

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