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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.
Welcome to NEIPJC’s New Blogger, Jerry Jones! Over the course of several weeks, Jerry will be creating content focusing on peace and justice in connection with the minority experience in Decorah, IA. Jerry will be interviewing local residents, busting stereotypes, and offering tips to challenge the reader to implement in their daily lives. “A Call […]