The truth should be told, though it kill.
Your body shall soon be with the earth, but your spirit will live forever in your books. SB To learn more about a wonderful writer: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/17/gabriel-garcia-marquez-biography_n_5170428.html?utm_hp_ref=books&ir=Books http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/17/gabriel-garcia-marquez-literature_n_5170177.html?utm_hp_ref=books
One of the most promising young Negro poets said to me once, “I want to be a poet – not a Negro poet,” meaning I believe, “I want to write like a white poet”; meaning subconsciously, “I would like to be a white poet”; meaning behind that, “I would like to be white.” And I […]
Preacher Tales Page 21 A preacher wuz preaching and one ole woman kept on hollerin’, “Let de Holy Ghost ride, let de Holy Ghost ride!” When they went to lift collection preacher says, “Now all y’all dat enjoyed the sermon so much, come up and put a dollar on de table.” De ole woman says, […]
There is always something left to love. And if you haven’t learned that, you ain’t learned nothing.
Slavery had stretched its dark wings of death over the land, the Church stood silently by – the priests prophesied falsely, and the people loved to have it so. Its throne established, and now it reins triumphant.
It’s well known that Rosa Parks is a spectacular woman who inspired a movement. Therefore, her story should be told. Easy enough, right? But when you throw children into the mix, explaining Rosa Parks, dignity, segregation, the Civil Rights Movement, and non-violent protest it’s not so easy. Have no fear, Boycott Blues is here! […]
I borrowed this book from the library to read with my son. Words cannot explain how excited I was when the library finally notified me it was ready! Although Malcolm Little The Boy Who Grew Up to Become Malcolm X is a children’s book, I learned a few things while reading it. For instance, I […]