A Death Sentence in America: Black Skin

In the 1950s this building served as the general store where my family bought their supplies, ©2020 Cascade Publishing House

It’s a hard world out there for Black people in America. Especially hard for Black men. When a Black man gets up in the morning, looks in the mirror as he grooms his face, teeth, and hair, he does not know if the executioner will carry out the unspoken death warrant on his life that day.

It is not easy to muster up the strength to walk out the door at the beginning of a new day, even before…

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