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Call this Black Lives Matter, Day 2,524.

We swear this time the message will get through.[Trenton S.E.E.D. billboards hope to Heal The City (L.A. PARKER COLUMN), The Trentonian, September 10, 2021]:

A city billboard initiative hopes to reduce black-on-black violence committed by African American males.

This latest billboard positioned in the city’s Wilbur Section across the street from P.J. Hill Elementary School, hopes to use attraction as a way to change attitudes and behaviors.

“It’s a billboard that pays tribute to all the young African American men who are striving to be young men of character, who make an impact in their community and in the world. These young men are in college, gainfully employed, succeed as entrepreneurs, or in trade school,” Stacy Heading, a certified life coach and program director of Servants Endeavoring to Empower and Develop (S.E.E.D) Male Mentoring Program.

The billboard will be officially presented on Thursday, Sept. 16 at 5 p.m.

Heading, Youth Services and Outreach Manager for Isles Youth Build Institute, said young men featured on the billboard are S.E.E.D. mentees “engaged in planning their futures and taking the necessary steps to become strong, committed men who contribute to their families and their community.”

The billboards appear as part of a “Heal The City” effort that believes these postings can be a powerful way to provide positive and uplifting messages to the community in which they are placed.

In June 2014 the group made a commitment to place positive billboards throughout the City of Trenton for a year.

“We met that commitment and over that year approximately 10 different billboards were on display at different times throughout the city,” Heading noted.

To date, “Heal The City” has placed almost 40 billboards in targeted communities. Heading said the billboards exist as a source of encouragement and enlightenment.

“They’re changing lives and attitudes one viewer at a time,” Heading said.

He added, “Young African American men face numerous obstacles as they grow up, such as racism, violence, and an educational system that often mistakes their energy for aggression.”

“They are often stereotyped and labeled. Some of these young men are being raised by strong single mothers who make sure their sons are focused on their future and provide them with opportunities that keep them on the path to realizing their goals. They make sure their sons have a strong support system that includes male mentors who help these young men make the right choices.”

Similar issues await young men who come from two parent families,” according to Heading. He said these young men need the same support system as they navigate society.

This most recent billboard features alumni of the S.E.E.D. members walking the streets of Atlanta during the organization’s 2019 Atlanta College Tour that included visits to Clark Atlanta, Morehouse, and Georgia Tech.

Mentors provide assistance in many aspects of life with a focus on pursuing dreams and moving in positive directions, no matter the obstacles.

“Heal The City” has turned attention to gun violence that carved a swath of pain and suffering through communities. Innocent bystanders have become victims of numerous shooting incidents.

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Heading said, Heal The City wants to continue the conversation with students, parents, and others in the community to address this dilemma and explore some possible solutions. We do not have all the answers, but we know our community is hurting and we can not be silent as the problem creates a condition of trauma, stress, and pain.”

Has this same billboard ever been put up in a white community to convince white people to not kill/shoot other white people?

If not, why?

But Black Lives Matter, right?

 
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  1. NY Girl says:

    Anyone who thinks billboards will solve the problem has forgotten why we have ZIP codes.

    (Because blacks can’t read!)

    Seriously, if you want them to stop shooting people, put up a billboard with targets and crosshairs on them, to distract them and maybe improve their aim.

    Maybe after, we can surround the ghetto with these billboards, using the flimsiest cardboard available. The bullets go through the cardboard and into the ghetto, which hopefully solves our problem.

    • Replies: @anarchyst
  2. usNthem says:

    Just another moronic jogger effort, but successful jogger grift that dots all the i’s and crosses all the t’s.
    – billboard- check
    – stupid message – check
    – young negros striving – check
    – changing lives – check
    – racism – check
    – bilence – check
    – unfair edmucation – check
    – stereotyped – check
    – strong single muthas – check
    – mentors – check
    – pursuing dreams – check
    – heal da city – check
    – pain and suffering – check
    – continue the conversation – check
    – nobody don’t blast nobody – check
    These “people” are such a joke – it just never ends, but hey if there’s some payola to be made, what the heck.

  3. Billboards only work if you can read.

    He added, “Young African American men face numerous obstacles as they grow up, such as racism, violence, and an educational system that often mistakes their energy for aggression.”

    Exhibt A of their energy:

    https://mobile.twitter.com/NKrankie/status/1437277714868809731

  4. Wkr says:

    All symbolic. It’s easy to put up billboards with slogans and address a problem than it is to do the dirty work of fixing a problem. Tell me what these advertisements will do to end illegitimacy and all the problems that go with it? Nothing. These people behind all of these grand “initiatives” only want to feel smug and point to their artwork and say, “See, I care. I am doing something to help the community.” Meanwhile, the crime continues, the drug abuse continues, and illegitimacy rates soar.

    • Replies: @Currahee
  5. an educational system that often mistakes their energy for aggression.

    It’s too bad he that didn’t call out the inner-city schools, the most crappiest of the crappy system, for their miserable record of failure, e.g. not teaching kids how to read. Oh, and abolish compulsory attendance.

    Billboards situated near white schools tend to advertise pregnancy (and other counseling) services and medical pot.

  6. SickofIt says:

    A much better solution would be to hold ALL criminals equally accountable for breaking the law. Zero Tolerance. Equal crime Equal time. No free pass because of gender or race for anyone. Mandatory death penalties for rape, murder, and child mokestation.

    Guess who would go extinct.

    • Agree: DMZABO
    • Replies: @NY Girl
    , @Resartus
  7. CDebussey says:

    A better billboard slogan.. HAVE AT IT IDIOTS, THE MORE THE BETTER!

    • Troll: Mrwolf
  8. These things have to be propped up 24/7. Seems that they never run out of excuses for their pathetic existence.

    • Agree: DMZABO, usNthem
  9. anarchyst says:
    @NY Girl

    How can blacks even READ the message on the billboards if they are products of “public education”? They are all too stupid to read.
    It is laughable to think that billboard messages will even reach those that they are intended for.
    If I had my way, I would wall off the black areas, strictly enforce a “no firearms to be brought out of the black areas” by searching all occupants leaving the black areas and dump massive quantities of firearms and ammunition into the black areas. Live targets are already available in great numbers.
    The “problem” will solve itself.

    • Replies: @Jim in Jersey
    , @NY Girl
  10. 200,000 years of genetic predisposition to violence versus a few billboards.

    • Agree: TwistTie
  11. HT says:

    Wouldn’t it just be cheaper to just stop paying these savages to reproduce? That is the real problem and why our cities are total crap holes now of violence, misery, poverty, and dysfunction. At least 80% of Negroes are born out of wedlock and it’s all because we pay them to do it. End welfare handouts now.

  12. Life coach, mentor, entrepreneur.

    Just black buzz words. Some afro-puff headed sheboon tosses these words around like they will make a difference in her community.

    Blacks will continue to rob, rape, riot, and plunder until there is nothing left. Then, they will look to the white man to fix it.

    • Agree: usNthem, Mrwolf
  13. @Sick 'n Tired

    Hard to feel any sympathy when most of these Asians continue to spew the lie that it’s Whitey that is kicking their asses and/or killing them. Note how the feral male savage has ZERO qualms about beating the shit out of a female (savage also). The violence genes in most of them are too strong to resist acting upon. They are not like us.

  14. loren says:
    @Sick 'n Tired

    that is quite a quote…their youthful energy.

    like the 14 year old who killed the old lib gal in minnesota.

    https://www.unz.com/sbpdl/his-name-is-zachariah-taylor-music-white-uab-student-murdered-in-suburb-of-75-black-birmingham-alabama-by-black-male-in-high-risk-activity-gone-wrong/#comment-3308204
    https://www.kare11.com/mobile/article/news/crime/susan-spiller-trial-demetrius-win-minneapolis/89-810947b2-2cb4-47f7-befd-4aa678238767
    Susan Spiller, a white, liberal and community-minded woman was killed in a home invasion when she was 68 years old by 14 year old Demetrius Win. The trial to see just how innocent poor little Demetrius fares is now beginning. Let’s hope it isn’t Demetrius for the win.

    • Replies: @Sick 'n Tired
  15. @HT

    Yes!!! This is the easiest, and cheapest solution to this problem. Unfortunately, DWL’s and other like-minded White people feel the need to keep feeding the strays. Until we can overtake them and keep them from decision-making for the rest of us this bs will continue. From what I have seen in over 30 years of dealing with welfare ghetto rats, each generation is worse than the last one. Ammo up for what is inevitably coming in this country.

  16. loren says:
    @Sick 'n Tired

    the other image on the page..AOC in her tax the riche dress at the gala for the very rich.

    she is such a fool. and she is rich, compared to the other puerto ricans.

    • Agree: Mr. Rational
  17. @anarchyst

    Bumper stickers.

    “If You Can Read This, Don’t Shoot!”

    • LOL: Female in Fl
  18. @HT

    Stop Making Sense
    -Talking Heads

  19. SafeNow says:

    Even people who are NOT predisposed to bad behavior seem to recognize that constant and personalized reinforcement of good morality is needed – – not just a few remote billboards. For example, the custom of going to church every single week. Or, the big one: the custom of “just wait until your father gets home.” WWII Navy leader Adm. King put it this way: “Every six weeks I have to go around and kick ass, or they slack off.”

    So, how to keep people who ARE predisposed – extremely so – to bad behavior, from slacking-off?

    • Replies: @Jim in Jersey
  20. @Sick 'n Tired

    The Asian teacher learned a valuable lesson: when two feral hoodrats are getting violent, don’t get into the middle of the fight- just back off and let them slaughter each other. The janitor can clean up any mess left behind.

    • Agree: TwistTie
    • Replies: @Sick 'n Tired
  21. @HT

    (((The Ruling Swine))) won’t let that happen, because that would prevent The Black Mold from growing into and despoiling human residential areas; it’s inconsistent with their evil plans.

  22. @HT

    My position is that we should require long-term contraception for minors supported by welfare until they turn 18, and at 18 offer the failures a stipend plus a substantial lump sum to be permanently sterilized.  End of problem.

    Of course, this offends “progressive” sentimentalities.

    • Agree: TwistTie
    • Replies: @Shango
  23. DMZABO says:

    Billboards? Where’s their cash payouts like they are doing in California?
    Besides don’t they sell negroes booze, smokes, and hair weaves on every billboard in the ghetto?
    You can come up with every solution good or bad and our American negroes will never stop their propensity for killing whenever they want.

  24. Billboard Put Up in Trenton, New Jersey to Convince Blacks to Stop Shooting Other Black People…

    We have enough enemies

    …and convince them to start shooting white people.

  25. TwistTie says:

    The billboards will probably end up full of bullet holes & graffiti. What a waste of white tax money . Welp! I’m sure it’ll work this time

  26. @SafeNow

    You mean, “Just wait till your baby-daddy gets out of prison” or “Just wait till your baby-daddy is discovered”

  27. I just googled the mayor expecting an eggplant but was surprised looks like a espanol or italian. I wonder who he thinks are these supposed enemies of orcs outside of other orcs?? I’m sure he thinks it’s whiteys fault they’re killin each other.

    • Replies: @CCZ
  28. Currahee says:
    @Wkr

    Stacy Heading, a certified life coach and program director of Servants Endeavoring to Empower and Develop (S.E.E.D) Male Mentoring Program.

    Simple: billboard guy gets paid.

  29. @loren

    I saw that story earlier and had an image of this woman being front and center, marching during the St Floyd protests….had she lived long enough. To quote the late, great Jim Lahey character from Trailer Park Boys:

    “A shit leopard can’t change it’s spots”

  30. @Non PC Infidel

    The only problem with that is if the teacher did just stand by and let them beat each other, since the incident was recorded, she would be fired for NOT getting involved and trying to stop it. Damned if you do, damned if you don’t. At least this way she has video evidence to get some paid medical leave/time off, instead of a lawsuit and getting fired.

  31. NY Girl says:
    @SickofIt

    Mandatory death penalties for rape, murder, and child molestation.

    Of course, we’d lose a few of our own, but the overwhelming sentiment would “addition by subtraction.”

    Unlike certain others, we don’t think someone is a “good boi” who “dindo nuthin” just because he has the same skin color.

  32. Shango says:
    @Mr. Rational

    Ironic how progressive were the ones that wanted to sterilize criminals and degenerates. They even support it now.

  33. Resartus says:
    @SickofIt

    Mandatory death penalties for rape, murder, and child mokestation.

    Time we started treating Blacks like the government treated Native Americans….
    One got off the reservation and killed someone, the calvary destroyed their tribes….

  34. Bite Moi says:
    @usNthem

    usNthem————Those black single mothers are strong.Many of them can lift over 300 pounds.

  35. Bite Moi says:
    @Sick 'n Tired

    Sick ‘n Tired———–“Billboards only work if you can read.” Wouldn’t matter a damn if Trenton blacks were literate in 7 languages. This is hard wired genetically determined behavior.Might as well try to teach free range chickens not to eat bugs.

    • Agree: TwistTie
  36. CCZ says:
    @cosMICjester

    Prior to being elected the mayor of Trenton, Reed Gusciora was a New Jersey Assemblyman. “In December 2006, he publicly acknowledged his homosexuality, thereby becoming the first ever openly gay member of the New Jersey Legislature.” [Wiki]

    The name Gusciora has Polish origins and his father’s parents were immigrants from Poland.

  37. J1234 says:

    AS OF TODAY, I HAVE NO PROBLEMS WITH OTHER BLACK MEN.

    I like the “as of today”. Who knows what tomorrow holds?

  38. @NY Girl

    I read somewhere (maybe here) a theory that impulsive violent white criminals are fewer due to so many of them being hanged/executed for crimes in Europe and England during the 1700-early 1900s, and it removed those defects from the gene pool for the most part. I’m not sure how true it actually is, but it does make some sense.

    • Replies: @Resartus
    , @loren
  39. @NY Girl

    Of course, we’d lose a few of our own, but

    If we lose them, they weren’t worth saving.

  40. usNthem says:
    @Bite Moi

    Yeah, mostly their own 300 lbs! Which is probably exactly what you meant.

  41. @Bite Moi

    Most that can lift over 300 pounds start their days with the first 300+ lift by getting out of bed and the hardest part of their day is putting on their socks.

    • LOL: usNthem
  42. Resartus says:
    @Sick 'n Tired

    I read somewhere (maybe here) a theory that impulsive violent white criminals are fewer due to so many of them being hanged/executed for crimes in Europe and England during the 1700-early 1900s,

    The English were sending them to Australia….
    The French to Guiana……

    Can’t forget that for years, the French wouldn’t let the Foreign Legion on French Soil….

    • Replies: @loren
  43. Swamp Fox says: • Website
    @Bite Moi

    Yes, everytime they get off the sofa.
    You forgot on thing on your checklist, that strongly implied message that White young men don’t need encouraging billboards because they caused all of the joggers problems.

  44. Bite Moi says:

    Swamp Fox———-One of my brothers married a solid “Progressive ” girl. Tried to warn him,but all he could see was TT–ii–TT–y. He put up with her moralizing and virtue signaling and politics.So what caused the break up??? TOFU. He put up with crazy eyes.,but couldn’t handle vegan. The last time wifey spotted his truck at Wendys,she marched in and gave him the ultimatum,” NO Meat or NO me.”. He thoughtfully finished his fries and ordered another double with bacon.

    • LOL: Sick 'n Tired
  45. loren says:
    @Sick 'n Tired

    Doubtful. many criminals are never caught.

    tall men were removed from gene pool [tall men to the front in battle].

    • Replies: @AnalogMan
  46. loren says:
    @Resartus

    and look at france now.

    sign me, frenchy

  47. AnalogMan says:
    @loren

    No, it’s a perfectly reasonable hypothesis. You don’t have to hang all the murderers to be eugenic; you just have to hang more murderers than not.

    And men are taller today than ever.

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