Black People : It Finally Happened

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  1. river

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    They finally did it. I am 44 years old and they just now got around to counting me in the census. That's a shame. But I feel so good like I been bapptized or something.

    I know some of us think it's no big deal and some think it's dangerous. In reality census data is used to count the number of people in your community which determines how many representatives you can send to congress and how much federal money your community receives. That's why they build prisons in white neighborhoods then on the census form they tell you not to count the members of your family who are in prison or the military. That way the white neighborhood gets to count us so they can get money and send representatives based on the bodies of black folks in their jails and military bases.

    We must read and ask questions about why things are the way they are. Why do they want us to do certain things a certain way. Act on knowledge not fear.
     
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