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The Adidas Controversy: Wage Slavery and the Shackling of Black Youth

by Ewuare X. Osayande When I first saw the photo of the Adidas sneaker JS Roundhouse Mid online, I thought it was a crude meme or somebody’s idea of a bad joke. It was very hard for me to take seriously. What corporation would place such a product on the market? And why? Then I …

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Marissa Alexander Offers Support and Encouragement to Stand Our Ground!

In a hand-written letter dated June 21, 2012, Marissa Alexander, African American mother unjustly serving a 20 year sentence for defending herself in Florida, extends her support and appreciation to Ewuare X. Osayande, creator and editor of Stand Our Ground: Poems for Trayvon Martin and Marissa Alexander, a project that seeks to raise $50,000 to …

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Osayande Stands His Ground for Marissa Alexander

Listen to Ewuare X. Osayande at the “Standing Our Ground” Rally for Marissa Alexander [powerpress url="http://osayande.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/Ewuare-MarissaRally1.mp3"] Activist and poet Ewuare Osayande joined other speakers including Pam Africa at a speak-out/teach-in for Marissa Alexander, African American mother serving a 20 year sentence for defending herself without killing anyone in the same state (FL) that failed to …

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