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Robert L. Vann and the heroic face of Black journalism

The recent slippage in standards of The New York Times brings to mind the hero of my upcoming release, A Most Precious Pearl. Asa Caldwell, the hero of my story,  is a journalist and is heroic because he was relentless in bringing across a story from a diverse point of view–something we are sorely in need of today. 402 more words

A trip to the MoMA

In June my friend invited me to join her and her sisters at the MOMA. The following is my Journal Entry about the entire event: 804 more words


The Amazing Central Serengeti

After our Sopa Lodge picnic lunch (Sopa Lodge safari lunches are heavy on carbs and definitely the least tasty meals of the trip – I think we suffered only two) at the hot, dry, and dusty Oldupai Gorge, we entered Serengeti National Park on the afternoon of July 17. 210 more words


Wilkerson discusses vanished gap between Reconstruction and Civil Rights

“I was leaving the South

To fling myself into the unknown … 

To transplant in alien soil …

Respond to the warmth of other suns… 1,257 more words

Chautauqua Institution

The great migration

Even though we are living in Kenya now and the great migration in the Masai Mara is about to get started, wildebeest do not feature in this particular blog. 620 more words

On Our Way!

Why do we still take racism so personal?

Why do we still get mad over racism? Every culture in this world has someone who either they don’t like or has someone who doesn’t like them. 2,022 more words

3 Cool Things 4.24.2015

“One-Way Ticket: Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series and Other Visions of the Great Movement North”, MoMA

3 Apr—7 Sept, 2015

Image: “During the World War there was a great migration North by Southern Negros… 781 more words
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