By M. Jenkins
I was raised by in the southern part of Kansas City, MO. Once I branched out and went to high school was when I realized not everyone lived like we did on the Southside. I interacted with many young men who came from affluent families, but approached me as one of their own because of the same education we were receiving. Those bonds stayed with me until this day.
When I got to college is when I realized not everyone would behave in that manner. A major division was caused by where everyone was from. Kansas City, St. Louis, Chicago, the state of Texas, and the locals were the largest population of the University of Missouri campus. You were damn sure you could tell where someone was from in the black community at the school, because they’d let you know. Continue reading »