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I, brown as an oven-baked biscuit

 

Answer the rising sun with color

Meet the night with fearless darkness. I am.

 

Light blue blanket

covers,  

skin

the moon lights

eyes and

the room

face?

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Pay Students for Diversity Labor

Black History Month, for me, is by far the most meaningful month of the year. A time to reflect on the triumphs, tragedies and teachable moments of the past, while celebrating the influential people, institutions and events of today.

right through me

fake smiles; pure pain

how are you

No answer —

every

day living

Dear friend,

The opening beats of Kendrick Lamar’s “Backseat Freestyle” are rebirth. I’m not into rap music, but I swear those first few seconds have fundamentally changed me for the better.

Slaves fought in the civil war

picked cotton in the fields

America, YIELD

 

taken from Africa

not accepted in America

 

A few days ago, here at the University of Michigan, undergraduate computer science and electrical engineering students received a series of malicious emails that threatened the safety and lives of our African American and Jewish friends.

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