A Letter of Thanks.
Dear Mr Whitlam,
In a world awash with US media, we’ve no shortage of examples of great leaders; Kennedy, Martin Luther King Jnr., the Founding Fathers. 1,650 more words
When choosing who or what I wanted to research I looked through my notes, and Jean Isidore Grandville was written in big letters, underlined, and bolded; His influence was a successful transformation from societal unrest to political change, and and I made sure future me would remember. 221 more words
By DAVID CORREIA
Each October 22nd, anti-police violence activists throughout the U.S. observe a national day of protest against police brutality. What began in Los Angeles and New York in 1996 is now organized nationally as the “ 527 more words
I keep thinking how I have got to get out of St. Louis, this backward place, this racists’ haven. How I can’t live in a city where cops kill unarmed kids and the majority of the city rolls their eyes at anyone who has anything to say about it. 305 more words
Earlier this week I was presented with an opportunity to go to Ferguson, MO to participate in a large demonstration set to take place there in the next coming weeks. 354 more words
The News was always there.
It landed in the driveway every morning.
It was broadcast every evening at dinnertime.
But back then I was busy doing homework, worrying that my hair was too straight—or maybe not straight enough—and listening to Cousin Brucie on the transistor radio hidden under my pillow. 554 more words