The police killed another black man on Tuesday. His name was Alton Sterling, and he lived in Baton Rouge, La. For most black folks, trying to make it from paycheck to paycheck is a hard reality. The perils of poverty, anti-black racism, intergenerational traumas and compounding structural inequalities make the day-to-day hustles—whatever they might be—necessary.
For Sterling, selling CDs outside the local Triple S Food Mart was his hustle.
Read more at the Source: #AltonSterling: Black People and Our Collective Hustle to Survive