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‘Freedom’ is Still an Illusory Concept for Black People in This Country

The idea of “freedom” continues to be misleading for Black people in America

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If the events of the previous year have proven anything to me, as a Black person in America, it is that “freedom” has yet to become a term that we can all, as Americans, embrace equally.




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