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PRMXA Student's Participate in Racial Day of Healing

By Austin Fairfax – 7th Grade - Paul Robeson Malcolm X AcademyAustin Fairfax

What is the National Day of Racial Healing?

National day of racial healing is a day no one is being called out for their race or having to be shamed for it.

What are your thoughts about the National Day of Racial Healing? I think we need that especially for the African American community and I think that it can have a nice impact to it. We get treated wrong because of the color of are skin all I want is just love and peace that we all come together and be happy.

How do you think your generation will aid in the impact of racial healing?  I think they will take it in a good way because we been always treated different for the color of are skin.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


By Latrell Maxwell – 8th Grade - Paul Robeson Malcolm X AcademyLantrell

What is the National day of Racial Healing? Hello, I’m Latrell and National racial day of healing is a chance for people to celebrate their community. Also to honor and reinforce humanity.

What are your thoughts regarding the National Day of Racial Healing?  My thoughts on this are it’s amazing for us because it gives a chance to come together as one and we need that. How can your generation aid impact in the National Day of Racial Healing?  I feel like my generation will help because we will be able to show each other the love and respect we want. Also, we could make all races feel better about themselves.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 By Jacario McMickel – 8th Grade - Paul Robeson Malcolm X AcademyJarico

What is the National day of Racial Healing? The National Day of Racial Healing is an opportunity for people, organizations, and communities across the United States to call for racial healing. The purpose of the National Day of Racial Healing is to reinforce and honor our common humanity, while noting and celebrating the distinct.

What are your thoughts regarding the National Day of Racial Healing? My thoughts on the National Day of Racial Healing are is a great and, a remorseful time. A time to appreciate and acknowledge you community. A time to be thankful for what you need, not for what you want. I am thankful for the National Day of Racial Healing.

How can your generation aid impact in the National Day of Racial Healing? We can come together; do a project of everything we appreciate about the National Day of Racial Healing. We can clean up our neighborhood and be more involved with our community. We also can throw fundraisers and play video games.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


By Amariya Jackson-Stigger – 7th Grade - Paul Robeson Malcolm X AcademyAmaryia

What is the National day of Racial Healing? The National Day of Racial Healing is an opportunity for people, organizations, and communities to call for racial healing, bring people together in their shared humanity and take action together to create a more just and equitable world.

What are your thoughts regarding the National Day of Racial Healing?  National day of racial healing to me is a day to embrace your culture. To stay true to your skin color and celebrate it. National day of racial healing is to be with family.

How can your generation aid impact in the National Day of Racial Healing?I hope people will react good to the fact there is a national day to celebrate your skin. But I will just have to hope for the best.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


By Telano White – 7th Grade - Paul Robeson Malcolm X Academy

What is the National day of Racial Healing? The National Day of Racial Healing is a day that we get to know and understand people of different races and religions.

What are your thoughts regarding the National Day of Racial Healing?  I think the National Day of Racial healing could help younger generations come and stand together instead of being divided like we all are today. To me The National Day of Racial Healing could help community's and schools not feel so different or apart from each other.

How can your generation aid impact in the National Day of Racial Healing? And how I think my generation will aid from this is by us knowing we can come together and make change to our community. Another way I think we can aid from this day is making everyone feel like they can make a difference in their community.

 


By Ayinde Perry – 8th Grade - Paul Robeson Malcolm X AcademyAyinde Perry

What is the National day of Racial Healing? National Racial Day of healing is celebrated every year. It was started 4 years ago in 2017.  Over 500 leaders from around the United States  wanted to make a day where they can take action together. On this day different people from different backgrounds come together to learn more about each other and call for racial healing. The hope is that this day will bring about change, raise awareness, and gain respect. Many people will come together trying to find ways to help a community, expressing their religious beliefs, or just talking about the effects of racism. This could consist of working together to find different ways to bring us closer.  There are times when we have similarities and differences, but this is supposed to help bring us together. Instead of bringing down each other we should try lifting ourselves up. Racism has been going on so long throughout U.S. history and these leaders found a way great for healing to occur.

What are your thoughts regarding the National Day of Racial Healing?  As an African American male, I feel this is a great idea, but we’ve been through this many times already. I do not believe the change is occurring. I often wonder will we ever make complete change. Will people look at me for my kind heart not for the color of my skin. There has been countless protest with African Americans, and they have not come out well. For example, during the summertime George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery was killed but did not receive justice. On January 6 white supremacist  stormed the capital building do to a lie of voter fraud. They did not have the national guard out there nor a sufficient amount of police protection. However, the black lives matter protest had the local police along with the national guard who were all heavily armed. Peaceful protesters shot with rubber bullets and hit with tear gas. These acts of racism and violence has shown we have a very long way to go. I’m in hopes that the racial healing will have an impact on racism. As long as we keep trying things will get better.

 How can your generation aid impact in the National Day of Racial Healing?

Our generation will aid in the impact of racial healing by being with major news groups but mainly churches. Every Sunday our groups can go and speak in front of the congregation about how we feel.  Being in contact with the church can give us more strength to get our word out into the community instead of just telling friends and family. This could be an opening for many people who don’t know what National Day of Healing stands for or those who are afraid to speak up. We know how to use technology very well so why not use it to our advantage. Maybe we can make a website where people can go and fill out a form stating they want to be apart of this movement. If kids like social media they can create YouTube videos or create Tik Toks giving information about National Day of Racial Healing.  Now in this generation children know ways to go viral. Sending this to friends could encourage them more to join the organization or research the purpose of it. Instead of doing fun things that just benefit us; do things that will help benefit the black community. It’s not just meant to be local. the goal is to go global. I feel when we are talking to people we must talk with sense and respect. No one will want for this to be a moment of anger.  We should come together and be open minded.  One day we will walk together as strong black men and get equal rights as Caucasian people.  We have to believe we can walk strong together, play together, and have equal rights together.