"T-H-U-G L-I-F-E. The hate you give little infants F's Everybody--meaning what you feed us as seeds grows and blows up in your face. That's Thug life." —Tupac Shakur
Black men are told from day one that they’re thugs. Skin=threat. Hoodie=threat. Moving=threat. If everything they do is seen as thuggish, eventually they may begin to believe it. This piece explores whether society will pave the paths for young black boys or if they’ll be able to make it out.
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