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    A discourse community is something we all are a part of in some way or another, whether we are aware of not. Being that I am young, black and female, I automatically belong to three common discourse communities. I am most proud to be a part of the black and female community because in today’s society, a black female is the least desired, least respected, and least appreciated species. (Kane, 2014) Nonetheless, it is time we start desiring, respecting, and appreciating ourselves. I am proud to be

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    Has the black community ever had a black leader or leaders? In 2015 I feel the black community needs leaders to guide us to a higher place in society in the 2nd millennium. But first the black community need to understand what a true leader is and how to embrace a true leader. Also The Black community has to understand what previous leaders have done for us in the past to continue to push the envelope further for us to have opportunities we have now. 2015 is the year we try to get a council of new

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    overlooked that greatly contributes to the hindrance of true change. Colorism. As a society, when speaking of racial inequality in the black community we fail to realize the role colorism has and the effect it has on those that suffer from it. Colorism in the black community is one of the main things that keeps us from

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    The Black Community Sula further investigates the repressive white society 's influence on the black community and examines the corruptive forces which compel the members of the black society to reject and alienate one of their own people. The life of Sula Peace, while growing up in the black community of Medallion in the 1920s, is shaped by her experiences with family and friends. A strong sense of feminine identity is displayed in this independent young woman and when she returns to Medallion

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    not taken serious and they have no help or support to get through their hard times. People of color are usually the ones to suffer. Mental health is stigmatized in the black community. Depression can impact all kinds of people that come from different paths of life, but it is expressed and addressed differently in the black community. According to the Center for Disease Control, in 2011, 7.6% of African-Americans sought treatment for depression compared to 13.6% of the general population (Mental Health:

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    Plaguing Black Community

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    to address x, y, and z in the Black community with years worth of meetings and minimal community engagement. Or maybe there’s a march being held today for a shooting victim that has been tragically gun down by law enforcement for walking while black, however my philosophy is simple: Organize and Act! As a young community leader I often find myself around individuals or boards that insist on meeting constantly to discuss the various issues plaguing the Black community, yet too much time continues

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    racial, boundaries, and by the struggles to overturn them.” (Patterson 1998). Strides have been made which resulted in changes for the black community but there are still major problems that exist. Major problems such as poverty or educational attainment still burden the community. It is interesting to think about historically black neighborhoods. Most predominantly black

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    berry this verse talks about stereotypes in the black community. Michael Jordan, chicken, BET, these are all associated with the black community. Another thing associated with African Americans is crime. In a study done by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP for short) “African Americans now constitute nearly 1 million of the total 2.3 million incarcerated population.” This had led to the misconception that most black people commit crime. Unfortunately it has been

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    Introduction Throughout history, blacks have been treated the poorest out of all races. Although everyone under God is to be treated equal, whites thought of themselves as being the superior race. In 1619 a Dutch ship brought 20 slaves to America and it took nearly 240 years for slavery to end in 1865(Ronald, , para. 3).These helpless slaves were taken to America and put to work growing anything from cotton to tobacco. Slaves had absolutely no rights. They were simply property of their “Massa’.”

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    identify as members of L.G.B.T.Q.I.A community have been chastised and mistreated for years, specifically Black Americans. Thousands of people who identify as members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual community have been suppressed of the ability to love freely without being ridiculed. Every human around the world deserves to be loved, regardless of their sexual orientation. Identifying as a member of the L.G.B.T.Q.I.A community does not make you abnormal. There is

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