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It’s time. It’s time to acknowledge that the conversations about the police that happen in black homes are often very different than they are in white ones. It’s time to acknowledge that this reality stems from the all too frequent unjust treatment black people suffer during interactions with the police and how the police perceive black people. It’s time to engage in a positive national discussion about race and equal treatment under the law, about respect and fairness.

It’s time to change the conversation. It’s time to talk about the talk.

Boris Kodjoe has invited us all to talk.

The Brotherhood/Sister Sol states that their mission is to provide multi-layered support, guidance, education and love to our members, to teach young people to have self-discipline and order in their lives, and then to offer opportunities and access so they may develop agency.

Founded in 1995, The Brotherhood/Sister Sol provides holistic, long-term support services for young people ages eight to twenty-one. Services include wrap-around, evidence-based programming such as four to six year rites of passage, thorough five-day-a-week after-school care, school and home counseling, summer camps, job training, college preparation, employment opportunities, community organizing training, and month long international study programs to Africa and Latin America.

Are you ready to talk about the talk?

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