I’m a soldier

A man believed to be stronger than others.

People feel the belief is real.

Deep down, it is actually ideal.

People feel in all spheres, I am strong

But this is somewhat wrong.

I’m also a human

Blood and water run in me,

just like every other man.

I’m liable to feeling pains too;

Based on one or two

The sad event ignites my emotions

Hence, sets my tears on motion.

I’m a soldier.

I can be sober

However, I’m trying to be stronger,

So as to be a better soldier.

So You Want to Talk About Race

In this New York Times bestseller, Ijeoma Oluo offers a hard-hitting but user-friendly examination of race in America
Widespread reporting on aspects of white supremacy–from police brutality to the mass incarceration of Black Americans–has put a media spotlight on racism in our society. Still, it is a difficult subject to talk about. How do you tell your roommate her jokes are racist? Why did your sister-in-law take umbrage when you asked to touch her hair–and how do you make it right? How do you explain white privilege to your white, privileged friend?
In So You Want to Talk About Race, Ijeoma Oluo guides readers of all races through subjects ranging from intersectionality and affirmative action to “model minorities” in an attempt to make the seemingly impossible possible: honest conversations about race and racism, and how they infect almost every aspect of American life.
“Oluo gives us–both white people and people of color–that language to engage in clear, constructive, and confident dialogue with each other about how to deal with racial prejudices and biases.”–National Book Review“Generous and empathetic, yet usefully blunt . . . it’s for anyone who wants to be smarter and more empathetic about matters of race and engage in more productive anti-racist action.”–Salon (Required Reading)

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