Black-lives-matter stories, books, poems, and more

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This is an essay detailing the events of Botham Shem Jean, a twenty-six-year-old African-American who was gunned down in his apartment at the beginning of this month by a white Dallas police officer. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 16, 2018

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Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

To remember the lives lost to police brutality, and never forget that I come from a place of privilege Read More
This is not completely finished or edited but it's a sufficient amount of content to tell my story. Never EVER feel ashamed to share your story. Although I have been affected by my molestation, I am taking it one day at a time. You are not Alone- 1-800-273-8255 Read More
A series of letters to all groups of youth and people out there but also random philosophical thoughts. Enjoy with an open mind. Please don't just come here to pick a fight. I wrote these to be heard out, not to fight, okay? :) Read More

Reads: 348

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Sonya Love grapples with crushing grief and just anger at the death of her big brother, an innocent young Black man gunned down by a White police officer. Struggling to understand what happened, Sonya loses her joy of singing and decides to give up on her future.… Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

July 07, 2016

Reads: 358

Comments: 1

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This poem is dedicated to the memory of Alton Pope and thousands of others who have or will meet the same fate. ALL Lives Matter including young black men. Read More
Booksie 2019 Short Story Contest

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