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My Response to Reading on W.E.B DuBois

To one who lived within the Veil, W.E.b DuBois,

You are an educated man. I have found several of your statements quotable and am amazed with the way you choose to put your thoughts together. 536 more words

What say you about the ABC show "Black-ish"?

Dear Dwonna:

What do you think of the new show “Black-ish”?




Dear Patrick:

Here’s how ABC has described “Black-ish… 1,604 more words

Fugitive ecologies

I’m working on an historical and cultural visualization of W.E.B. Du Bois’s The Quest of the Silver Fleece, a novel about two black youths (Bles and Zora) at the turn of the century who try to grow their own cotton in the swamp of the Alabama Black Belt, hidden from the local cotton plantation. 944 more words


The Truly Native Son

Something from class that I wanted to explore further was the concept of understanding African American’s as the embodiment of quintessential American characteristics. We talked about three possible places that argument might be developed, and so I returned to those sources to flesh out the concept, and determine whether they could work in dialogue with one another. 973 more words

Wisdom of the Elders: Movements Make Leaders

This series celebrates the accomplishments and explores the wisdom of our foreparents.

The Story

In a recent article regarding the chaos in Ferguson, Missouri one writer wrote that people that came down that as people came down to join and chronicle the protests a question that continued to come up was who was the leader of these rallies. 840 more words


August 27 African American Historical Events

Today in Black History – August 27 *

1879 – African American publisher Robert Lee Vann is born in
Ahoskie, North Carolina. He will become an African… 601 more words

African American History

Writers Laughing: W.E.B. DuBois

Happy Labor Day! This one’s a bit of a head-scratcher. But I’ll take a writer laughing no matter the circumstances.

Maybe “historical curiosities” needs to be another subcategory. 31 more words