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by LouiseSilk
 Bubbe Wisdom
Feb 20, 2017 | 1334 views | 1 1 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend | print | permalink
Frederick Douglass is an example of somebody who's done an amazing job and is being recognized more and more, I noticed. Donald J. Trump

Hearing this silly thoughtless statement, I decided to increase my own knowledge of Frederick Douglas. I just finished reading  Narrative of the Life of Fredrick Douglas and I joined The Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives (FDFI).

The Library of Congress named the Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave one of the eighty-eight Books That Shaped America. Published in 1845, Douglass’s first autobiography exposed slavery and helped change the course of the U.S. Abolitionist Movement. I found it shocking and revolting and yet amazed by Douglas's honesty, strength, and fortitude.

To honor Douglass’s 200th birthday, Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives will print and distribute one million hardcover copies of a special Bicentennial Edition of the Narrative and ask the recipients of this special Bicentennial Edition to create service projects addressing current social justice issues in their communities. Such important work, I'm proud to contribute and wish them great success.

Today, this opinion in the Times suggests some great suggestions for DJT to get himself up to speed.
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Avery Jarhman
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February 21, 2017
I am curious to learn how many Americans are aware of the late popular American urban story-TRUTH-teller Tupac Shakur's Child Abuse and Emotional Maltreatment concept?

Does the late American urban story-truth-teller Tupac Shakur offer a reasonable explanation for why significant numbers of American children are being impeded, hampered or prevented from maturing into reasonably responsible, well-adjusted American teens and adults who become scientists, engineers, business owners, educators and leaders?

Does Tupac offer a reasonable explanation for why Americans of African descent are being impeded from experiencing the equality and respect all peaceful, reasonably responsible Americans are entitled to enjoy?

How many of my American neighbors are familiar with the late popular American urban story-truth-teller Tupac Shakur's (often misinterpreted) #T_H_U_G_L_I_F_E Child Abuse, Emotional Neglect, Abandonment and Maltreatment *AWARENESS* concept:

"The Hate U Give Little Infants Fvvks Everyone" ~Tupac Shakur

"We need more people who care; you know what I'm saying? We need more women, mothers, fathers, we need more of that..." ~Tupac Shakur

Tupac, an admitted emotionally ill adult who loudly spoke about experiencing childhood abuse and maltreatment during a critical period of human/childhood development, intelligently recognized not only are American kids being UNJUSTLY OPPRESSED, IMPEDED and DEPRIVED from experiencing their full human potential, as well as a SAFE, fairly or wonderfully happy American kid childhood...

...Tupac realized OUR NATION is being deprived of enjoying the potential achievements offered to ALL Americans by fairly or wonderfully happy kids maturing into reasonably responsible teens and adults caring about the future of OUR Nation, and the welfare of their peaceful, as well as less fortunate neighbors.

I believe Tupac correctly recognized Americans need to change the name of our “War On Poverty”, to “America’s Firm Resolve to End Childhood Abuse, Emotional Neglect and Maltreatment.”

Unlike Mr. Barack “My Brother’s Keeper” Obama and his presidential predecessors, I am hopeful our new president Renegade Republican Donald Trump will recognize improving the Quality of Life for our American neighbors of African descent begins with addressing HEALTH issues related to proper childhood care and environments.

I believe Mr. Trump should take meaningful ACTION to protect from harm our Nation's most precious and cherished assets by placing an emphasis on EDUCATION about proper child care, as well as stepping up enforcement of Child Safety & Protection laws which will eventually lead to fewer depressed, unhappy, emotionally neglected/abandoned American kids...

...maturing into angry, frustrated teens and young adults full or half full of rage and resentment for irresponsibly being introduced to an emotionally and/or physically abusive childhood fraught with pain, struggles, torment, uncertainty, frustration, FEAR, demeaning government handouts, depression, sorrow, sadness, disappointment and hardships. :Childhood Trauma!:

Sadly, before he discovered how to properly promote his #T_H_U_G_L_I_F_E Child Abuse *AWARENESS* concept, Tupac joined an increasing population of deceased Americans murdered by America's Culture of African American Child Abuse, Neglect and Maltreatment.

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Not only I am asking Mr. Trump to take meaningful ACTION protecting and preventing American kids from experiencing a potentially life-scarring, traumatic childhood...

...I am asking my American neighbors to RECOGNIZE and embrace the fact our imperfect human species will continue evolving, learning day by day about our human condition and physical world, slowly shedding our human ignorance and adapting as we continue plodding along trying to improve the Quality of Life for all human beings!

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My friends, during the 80s-90s I spent the first twelve years of my police career as a Brooklyn, NY cop, robbery and death investigator regularly witnessing significant numbers of newborns, infants, toddlers, children and teens, through no fault of their own experiencing a potentially life-scarring medical Disease/Condition known to medical doctors and researchers as "Childhood Trauma."

"Childhood Trauma" is a REAL Disease/Condition affecting far too many American kids and teens who far too often develop into emotionally damaged teens and adults lacking empathy, compassion and respect for their peaceful neighbors because they believe their lives suck so why shouldn't other people's lives suck too!!!

Much like Tupac I'm sorry to pick on moms, though since ancient times they are the primary caregivers we look to keep us SAFE, protected, cared for and loved right from our start.

Peace.

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Tagged: #JamylaBolden, #TyshawnLee, #JulieDombo, #LaylahPetersen, #NovaMarieGallman, #LavontayWhite, #AyannaAllen, #RamiyaReed, #AutumnPasquale, #TrinityGay, #ChildhoodTrauma, #PTSD, #ShamirHunter, #FatherlessAmericanChildren, #A_F_R_E_C_A_N

"America’s Firm Resolve to End Childhood Abuse and Neglect”