This popped up on my Facebook link. It's a great read but I think what really stuck out to me is the "diversify your media."
I'll be honest: My media could use some diversifying, for reals, so I appreciated the info. I'm on Gawker Media a lot, that's how I get much of my news, and it never crosses my mind to look for… »
is a title,
is a preoccupation,
is a commitment Blacks
are to comprehend—
and in which you are
to perceive your Glory. »
It entailed middle school threats and bullshit, but at one point Singer (the lawyer) says (and I'm paraphrasing) that since it happened so long ago and Dickinson never said anything, she must be lying. »
George Moses Horton was the first African American poet to be published in the Southern United States. His book was published in 1828 while he was still a slave and remained so until he was emancipated late in the Civil War.
Horton was born into slavery on William Horton's plantation in Northampton County, North… »
This trailer popped up while I was catching up on my DVR. Apologies if someone covered this already. I must share. »
James David Corrothers was born in Michigan in 1869, James David Corrothers became an important literary figure in the 1890s. Corrothers grew up in South Haven, a southern Michigan town established by abolitionists, fugitive slaves, and free blacks during the years before the civil war. For a time he was the only… »
Completely frustrated with the elections (and with Graby Sauce with her stupid facts and statistics), I needed some happiness in my life. So, Coco Pebbles and Def Poetry Jam to uplift the soul. »
For once ManWriter wanted to go out and celebrate Halloween. I really wanted to stay at home with wine and watch scary movies but I seized the opportunity to go dancing with my man. »
Dropping the lowest test score because they understand life and shit happens. Please give them all the monies. »