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The History Class Field Trip

This for Friday Fictioneers 100 word challenge

Welcome to the transport museum. Please take note of the location of fire escapes and toilets. No food and drink is allowed in the exhibition halls. 79 more words

Day 63: Ignorance Is Bliss

I love history; I really do. I never get tired of learning new things and it’s so exciting when everything connects. Sometimes though, I wish I had been left in the dark. 345 more words

Tom About Detroit

My new job at 10 Missions Media recently took me to Detroit, an appropriate destination for my foray into the automotive industry. I’ve been in the Detroit airport countless times, but never before had visited the city. 150 more words


#22: Living in a History Book

As a blogger, I try to keep where I live anonymous to my audience for a couple of reasons:

1. I’m an introvert and like privacy. 789 more words


Rosa Parks

On a bus ride home after a long day at her job as a seamstress, Rosa Parks found her trip interrupted by the bus driver’s indication that she should surrender her seat to a white passenger who was standing. 310 more words

Civil Rights

Knapsacking Up: Heroes

I Am Maleā€¦ I have easily accessible heroes.

Growing up, I never had a shortage of heroes. First, when I was really young and determined to be a farmer, it was my dad. 408 more words


A Black Boy's Mother...Conflicted

I am the mother of a black boy in America… and I am conflicted. I thought I had this parenting thing down, but now I feel like I am raising him all wrong. 678 more words