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HAPPY NEW YEAR!

And David was greatly distressed; for the people spake of stoning him, because the soul of all the people was grieved, every man for his sons and for his daughters: but David encouraged himself in the Lord his God. 692 more words

God

Stuck in Trade

I’ve been asked to work on about three independent comics since Christmas. It’s a big deal to me. I’m pretty flattered by it all.

My answer was no. 277 more words

My Trip to the National Museum of African American History and Culture

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day tomorrow, I wanted to share a quick post about my trip to the new addition to Washington, D.C.’s Smithsonian museums – the… 327 more words

Life

4 Misused Martin Luther King Jr Quotes to Look for Today, and Ways to Respond to Them

By Melinda Guerra

The last few years, I’ve seen a lot of people misquoting Martin Luther King Jr., mainly in efforts to shame protesters, silence critique of white supremacy, and attempt to turn the legacy of one of the nation’s most renowned Civil Rights leaders into that of a passive, law-abiding citizen who asked politely for things until white people said “Oh, okay, we’ll give you equality, sweetie. 2,316 more words

Book Heroes

Culture Profiteers

(A POV beat street piece to honor MLK)
They kept us enslaved
Deprived and depraved
Drowned us to death
In the blood we had paid… 407 more words

Our Queen

Her hums are the soulful tunes her hips sway to

Feet bare and gait graceful, she dances.

She dances from a cluttered island to a fiery stove… 81 more words

Poems