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After the Ballad.

So the rage fueled thing I wrote about the Paris Review the other day has grown some wings. Mentioned in a Huffpo article by Annie Finch… 885 more words

Writing Life

The Need for the HBCU

The other day as I muddled through the daily morning routine of getting children ready for school, making lunches and snacks, watching the clock and listening (when I remember) to the usually interesting topics blaring from the radio tuned into my local National Public Radio (NPR) station, a story came on and I had to stop. 1,143 more words

On the mic: Jimmie Luthuli talks disparities in coverage, outcomes in D.C.'s general election

by Jimmie Luthuli

Numerous media outlets have been erroneously reporting that DC has entered a new phase in politics where general elections are now contested.  Historically, Democratic mayoral candidates have handily won in November and by large margins.   425 more words