Friday FollowUp - Letter to the 585

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They say it’s important to give your audience an intimate understanding of who you are… So for this “Friday FollowUp”, I decided to create a spoken word poem titled “Letter to the 585” to give you guys some insight into who I am, and the city I come from. I am from Rochester, NY and the area code of my city is 585. This is a letter I made addressed to my city. This letter is an accumulation of my thoughts and emotions about the police brutality, social injustice, and “black-on-black” crime that goes on in my hometown. This is my POV as a black man coming from Rochester, NY. This Friday, I want to encourage you to know that your negative circumstances do not have to determine your final destination. It’s time to stop running from the obstacles in our life. We must stop running from where we come from. Instead, we must embrace, accept, and change where we come from for the better.

Welcome to Be Heard. The Sim Heard Podcast. The Be Heard. Podcast is hosted by Sim Heard. This show is for anyone searching for the inspiration to improve and live in an impactful way! Sim will provide you with faith based inspirational principles, stories, and teachings that will propel you to a purpose led life. Sim’s passion and wise words will fuel you with the energy to start your week, and the motivation to finish it! Also, Sim will interview special guests who positively impact, influence, and inspire the world around them. These interviews will give you an in-depth knowledge of the principles and disciplines effective leaders apply and live by. Be sure to tune in every Monday and Friday for brand new episodes! And Remember…

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You don’t want to miss:

  • The opportunity to understand the trauma and inner thoughts of a black man from the inner city.
  • The motivation to leave the hometown you come from better than what it is
  • The encouragement to not run from the negative circumstances but EMBRACE, ACCEPT, and CHANGE them.

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