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We Are More Than Hashtags: Death of Sterling and Castile 

  Black men are dying. Black men are dying at such an alarming rate it’s downright scary. They were our brothers, uncles, fathers and husbands. Now they are reduced to nothing but a mere hashtag.  What has our country become when black men can’t even live without being in constant fear of their lives. Wives, mothers and sisters living in fear

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The Drunk

A dramatic fiction story by YUV Contributor Randall Rydell Russell. You would think after so many blows, after so many years, I’d be used to the never-ending pain…bullshit. No matter how hard or soft, it fucking hurt and left the same marks. The marks of a battered sixteen-year-old. I gained a skill though, an acute sense of smell. Certain days

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