Lost Soul Syndrome

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We live in a future that the average minority youth believes his life has a limitation. For many that means never seeing pass the ghetto, never imagining themselves as college graduates, never envisioning living, loving, breathing or just being. These thoughts are not limited to black or Latino children but many minority children within inner cities. The need for positive role models should not be limited to sports players or those in entertainment but even the Brother managing a bodega, the brother getting a masters in science to change the world, the brother working as a teacher in a system that wants to give up on children and the brother sitting in the park with his kids and lady teaching them how to ride a bike. Truth is these are the images that can change a life, these are images that resemble real life, these are the images many need to understand these men have a strive worth becoming why because it involves integrity, consciousness and wanting to build. These are images that speak choice and tell you what you can become and that you can climb out of the syndrome of lost souls…

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As minority men we are always seen as the murderer,the drug dealer, the thief, the abuser, the killer, but never the innocent, the victim, the punished, the abused.. These moments aren’t about banding together for one death but for the many wrongs that have been subjected to us as a people African American, Latino, and any other melanin that’s always fitting a profile, under a police officers stick, held at gun point, stopped and frisked, followed in a store or just plainly seen as a threat because of your skin. All we really want to know is when will it change?