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We as Black people have a spotty record with progressive politics. Let’s show some grace as we move toward the same goal.

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For those who went to culture con today I hope you had fun 😭. Couldn't get a ticket but it looked like an amazing event, let us know how it went in the comments.

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Anyone have a spare culture con ticket?

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