These Beautiful Men Dance For An Audience In The Dark. The Crowd Just Can’t Get Enough.

Many stories have been told about this community of men, both positive and not so good. But it’s time to hear it from black men themselves. Sure, they're showing off their toned bods, but after one peek, you'll see there's so much more happening here than just that.Although we may hear about black men in the mainstream, it's rare to hear from them when it comes to how they're perceived in society. Nobody's ranting here, but the narrator in this piece has a lot of juicy things to say. At 3:23, they get right to it: Here's a reason why things are effed up. At 4:44: Hey, men! These lyrics are for YOU. And at 5:23, he makes a really good point to make it all make sense.

For some people, every day is Independence Day. For Janis Shinwari, this will be his first 4th of July as an American citizen. And boy, he earned it.

"If I was in Afghanistan—if I didn't come here, I wouldn't be alive now. I would be dead." Shinwari told CNN Heroes in 2018. Shinwari risked his life for nine years serving as a translator for U.S. forces in his native country of Afghanistan. He risked his life everyday knowing that should he be caught by the Taliban, the consequences would be severe. "If the Taliban catch you, they will torture you in front of your kids and families and make a film of you." Shinwari said. "Then [they'll] send it to other translators as a warning message to stop working with the American forces."

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