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The Northeast Iowa Peace & Justice Center is a nonprofit organization creating initiatives to promote peace, human rights, local resilience and social and environmental justice. We incubate new ideas, offer resources and serve as a catalyst for action in Northeast Iowa
Today, I will be dissecting the black stereotypes that black people currently face. The black body in contemporary America is one that is tarnished. A black body is merely a chattel body, one that is scarred from the treacherous history it has endured. Police brutality runs rampant amongst a population that is already marginalized. It seems that everything in the system is meant to oppress black individuals.