A Rose Grew From The Concrete (Survey Results 15)

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Take a few moments and read the responses to our survey. We will be sharing each persons response separately so that everyone is able to digest the information. What you will see is that we are more similar in thought than you may have realized! Thank you in advance for reading, sharing and being a part of the conversation.

Please describe your race/ethnicity.

African American

What is your age?
  • 18 to 24
Income Class
  • Middle Class
What does your ideal America look like?

Peace, freedom, and equity

What do you feel is holding us back from reaching your ideal America?


Is equality a core value in your life?
  • Yes
If yes to the question above, what action steps do you take or have you taken to ensure equality in the U.S. and why?

I have made it a goal of mines to be intentional about working to bring different types of people together and spark conversation regarding inequality to bring consciousness to the people in my life

What barriers exist in your life to increasing your involvement?

I do not have a plarform to reach many people regarding pressing issues.

What role do you think the government should play in race relations?

The government should try to diversify its systems. There also needs to be more marketing set around promoting diversity such as diversity awareness, etc.

When you hear black lives matter, what does that mean to you?

To me black lives matter mean that although it is understood that other races are important, it seems that black lives are being pushed aside as unimportant due to the way that blacks are treated.

Growth is painful. Change is painful. But, nothing is as painful as staying stuck where you do not belong.

-N. R. Narayana Murthy

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