May 6, 2020

Stay Home, and Stay Safe

From Real Talk Always by Anthony P. Heard Jr.



It seems like this virus is hitting the African American people very hard which is a serious outcome. This has to change to keep our people safe, and healthy, and the best way to do that is first to follow the stay home order, then try your best to stay healthy. It's been said that this virus affects those with high blood pressure, heart conditions, and diabetes which are all common in African American people. These are things we have to think about as a whole because there is no telling when something like this will come about, and we as a people want to be as healthy as we can to stop future outcomes like this one.

I understand that a lot of the young inner city kids don't want to stay home because as most youth believe they "KNOW BETTER." However, you have to think about what you're bringing home to the elderly family member who may have health problems which make them more likely to get sick from this virus.

We have to think first in a time like this, and remember that the stay home orders are to keep not only us safe but our family as well. Also this is a good time for mothers, and fathers to spend time with their kids, and to make those memories that last forever. Because as we all know that when you're in the inner cities like Chicago, New York, Cali, and other places we aren't promised tomorrow because of the gang, and gun violence we face daily in our lives. So this time we have now to be with our kids is something we should cherish, and utilize fully so that we can get the opportunity to learn our kids, and let them learn from us.

Be smart, and safe during this time as well as protect your loved ones through everything.



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primo_di_maggio Posted 4¬†years ago. ✓ Mailed 4¬†years ago   Favorite
I respect your advice that young people - and really anyone - should try to stay home as much as possible to reduce the spread of the virus during this time. I also appreciate that you are raising awareness about how pre-existing medical conditions can worsen health outcomes for those who are infected.

Stay well!

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