Black Wall Street, a community of black people that thrived.
Attacked from below and in the sky, 
in their homes taken by surprise.
Only running and gunning with no place to hide.
This type of disaster shouldn’t be caused on earth, 
Laughing and celebration but then not knowing its worth.
Oh Black Wall Street we miss you so, 
Such a place will be remembered longer than you'll ever know.
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April 4, 2024 1:56 pm

I love how it demonstrates just how unfair discrimination is. I find the statement, “Only running and gunning with no place to hide,” to be particularly noteworthy. This, in my opinion, is really depressing since it demonstrates how severe discrimination can be. Furthermore, consider how these people were left with no option but to endure. I appreciate your writing. I loved how you discussed how this shouldn’t be happening, therefore I’m interested to read what you write next. I’m also interested in seeing how changes might be implemented. 

Ashley P.-A.
September 13, 2023 5:53 am

Dear Kevin :
I am impressed by, your post, “ODE TO BLACK WALL STREET,” because it really shows how unessasry discrimination is. One sentence you wrote that stands out for me is: “Only running and gunning with no place to hide.” I think this is very saddening because it shows how brutal discrimination can be. Not only that but also how these people had no choice but to suffer. Thanks for your writing. I look forward to seeing what you write next because I like how you talked about how this should not be happening. I also look forward to seeing how change can be made.
Ashley Padilla

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