“Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) affects millions of people throughout the world and is particularly common among those with ancestry from sub-Saharan Africa.”
If I told you that I came from a legacy of generational barbarism, would you trust me to be your moral compass?
If I told you that I came from a legacy of generational historical piracy, would you trust me to teach your children?
As soon as we “blacks” attempt to stand up and do what’s best for us, you don’t want any part of it. But yet you allow the worst possible development to continue to saturate our communities with toxic goods.
North Tulsa faces a serious health crisis, the life expectancy for North Tulsa residents is 12.3 years shorter than those who live on the south side of the tracks. Discount dollar stores have a hand to play in the community’s crisis because they sell dangerous and unhealthy products.
It’s crazy because I knew something was wrong but I didn’t realize how sick I was.