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March for our Lives–preview for Some Unique Magazine…

 

Good late, very late evening everyone!  I wanted to give a sneak peek into my future article for Some Unique Magazine for the next month edition.  Again, just in case you don’t know, I am the General Manager and writer for Some Unique Magazine and I really hope you guys visit our site for up to date writings, reporting on subjects that matter to everyone and anyone!

 

This article will be a recap of the March for our Lives that took place in Washington DC on March 24, 2018.  Until next time y’all…

 

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On Location: March for Racial Justice/Black Women March in Washington DC

 

Hey everyone!! Sorry I haven’t posted anything lately. I will do another poetry corner tomorrow due to me missing the last two Friday dates!

Now check out my newest “on location” article for Some n’ Unique Magazine. I know you will like it and when you get a chance, visit the site!

Some'n Unique Magazine, LLC

By
K.G. Bethlehem

Photo by K.G. Bethlehem / Some’n Unique Magazine, LLC

On September 30, 2017, the March for Racial Justice started at Lincoln Park in the northeast section of Washington DC. The start time for this demonstration was at noon, but serendipitously it was joined by the March for Black Women that had started at 10 am. The venue was filled with people from many different cultures, ethnic backgrounds, genders, ages, and social/religious backgrounds. Signs ranging from “Black Lives Matter” to “White Silence Equals Violence” and “Protect Immigration” were touted in a sea of progressive expressions.

The excitement was rising as advocates like Ana Rondon, an organizer and immigration activist from Many Languages One Voice; Valerie Castile, mother of Philando Castile, founder of Philando Castile Relief Foundation; and Steven Douglass, Washington DC pastor, activist, and representative for Terrence Sterling began speaking. Their powerful voices influenced the…

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Homeless in L.A. (Friday Night Poetry Corner #139)

Board Approves Homeless Initiative – Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas
Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas – Los Angeles County

 

 

Hey everyone! Welcome to another Friday Night Poetry Corner and this week you won’t be disappointed. The name of his poem is called “Homeless in LA” by Lady Lovelace in LA. This poem is–brilliant. See for yourself..

Lady Lovelace in L.A.

I grew up in adversity, the projects
My mom subverted the project
Ended up a university graduate
Immersed me in diversity
So on the outskirts of the city
In the white world, I was an anomaly
Neo, unfurling plans to conquer the
Matrix of machines called suburbia
Make it out clean using these verses I
Write so my imagination takes flight
Image of a struggle in my life
Kept me humble as I stumbled like
An earthquake, my faults slip me up
My arrogance strikes me like
An arrow against my life
Hitting me straight in my heart, tough
Lesson to learn but I
Kept, kept on, opened my third eye
Perceived the danger ahead
Gave me the range to plan ahead
From the streets where I slept
Homeless, I learned to home in
Never wept, just dreamt of being best
In my field in a world that’s filled
With…

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