African-American & Black
epub |eng | 2019-08-25 | Author:Shonda Buchanan

THAT DAY THE air was so hot and soggy my thighs rubbed together in my cut-off shorts every time I moved, leaving painful rashes. An incision had developed on the ...
( Category: Child Abuse September 8,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Jonathan Eig

FIFTEEN A GOOD THING FOR EVERYBODY Sooner or later, all the Negro-league ballplayers noticed the white men in the grandstands. The parks were mostly empty that summer, as the fans ...
( Category: United States September 5,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-08-26 | Author:Joseph Vogel

6. “CAN’T LET HER GET AWAY” Written by Michael Jackson and Teddy Riley Produced by Teddy Riley and Michael Jackson One of Teddy Riley’s goals as producer was “bringing back ...
( Category: Composers & Musicians August 30,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-08-12 | Author:Sarah M. Broom [Broom, Sarah M.]

MOVEMENT III Water Far off from these a slow and silent stream, Lethe the river of oblivion rolls Her wat’ry labyrinth, whereof who drinks, Forthwith his former state and being ...
( Category: African-American & Black August 24,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-06-28 | Author:Bassey Ikpi

What It Feels Like REMEMBER THE FIRST TIME you were ever on a Ferris wheel? Remember when you got to the very top and just sat there, the entire world ...
( Category: Bipolar August 22,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Sarah Valentine

Twenty-two I now found myself in the worst possible scenario: I felt my mother was lying to me. When it happened to me, I had been on birth control, and ...
( Category: Discrimination & Racism August 20,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-08-05 | Author:Charles King

Chapter Ten INDIAN COUNTRY While Hurston was making her way along the Gulf of Mexico and Mead and Fortune were planning new projects beyond Manus, Boas was more or less ...
( Category: African-American & Black August 18,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-08-16 | Author:Sarah M. Broom [Broom, Sarah M.]

MOVEMENT III Water Far off from these a slow and silent stream, Lethe the river of oblivion rolls Her wat’ry labyrinth, whereof who drinks, Forthwith his former state and being ...
( Category: African-American & Black August 17,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-08-14 | Author:Douglas, Andrew J.;

Though these remarks were crafted and published some eighty years ago, they could pass as biting criticism of the neoliberal academy in the twenty-first century.50 William Watkins has noted that ...
( Category: African-American Studies August 15,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-06-17 | Author:Nnedi Okorafor

8 Rusting Robot I remember how I used to be. On the tennis court, there were days when I could see through time. It happened most often when things got ...
( Category: Special Needs August 15,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-05-31 | Author:Ebony Roberts

27 April in Michigan is still winter, but I couldn’t wait any longer to see Shaka. Newberry is only five hours from Detroit, and even in winter weather, the trip ...
( Category: Discrimination & Racism August 2,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-07-18 | Author:Melvin Carter Jr

I handed my lil’ ol’ tiny cheap camera to Quinn, a fellow sailor. “If either of us goes down, snap a photo!” Corporal Woods, my cornerman, methodically wrapped my knuckles ...
( Category: African-American Studies July 19,2019 )
epub |eng | 2018-12-31 | Author:Ross Gay

46. Reading Palms As I was passing through airport security this morning, the young man at the giant X-ray machine, waving me through, made an appropriately appreciative observation of my ...
( Category: African-American Studies July 18,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-07-08 | Author:Daniel R. Day

CHAPTER 13 Aruba What Shawn said about profiting off other people’s sorrows was still ringing in my ears. At the same time, I had a family to feed. I started ...
( Category: Fashion Design July 14,2019 )
epub |eng | 1997-04-27 | Author:George Moses Horton & Joan R. Sherman [Horton, George Moses & Sherman, Joan R.]

A pair of verses on poetry-writing suggests one change in Horton's art when he at last gained his freedom. In "On the Poetic Muse" (HL) the poet is a Romantic: ...
( Category: African-American & Black July 8,2019 )