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By MaJenaya Johnson
Telegram Intern 

To Be A Part of His Dream

 

January 13, 2022

After surviving slavery, African-Americans had a new found sense of hope. They were optimistic for their future, they'd yearned so long to be free in the "land of the free". With that independence, they concocted and passed down pipe dreams of success obtained by hard work and grit. Almost 100 years later they were still being brutally murdered, oppressed by racism, disenfranchisement, Jim Crow laws and many other socioeconomic inequalities, the black community was fed up.

It was officially time to fight the great fight, at the time many had just witnessed their loved ones fight, in the Vi...



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