The Revolution Will Not Be Televised By Gil Scott-Heron

Gil Scott-Heron was an soul and jazz poet, musician, and author, known primarily for his work as a spoken word performer in the 1970s and '80s. His collaborative efforts with musician Brian Jackson featured a musical fusion of jazz, blues, and soul, as well as lyrical content concerning social and political issues of… » 8/22/14 1:05pm 8/22/14 1:05pm

The Wife of His Youth By Charles W. Chesnutt (Short story)

Charles W. Chesnutt was a mixed race author, essayist, political activist and lawyer, best known for his novels and short stories exploring complex issues of racial and social identity in the post-Civil WarSouth. Many families of free people of color were formed in the colonial and early Federal period; some attained… » 8/06/14 1:00am 8/06/14 1:00am