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Day 2 of Black Voices Amplified


Maquita Peters gives a platform to the perspectives of many black Americans concerning their experiences and what their place in the world looks like.

'"I'm weary of living in a constant state of anxiety and fear because I have black and brown men in my life: my son, brothers, friends, grandson, son-in-law and father. I'm bone tired of existing in a system that tells me every damn day that me and my people do not matter."'

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