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Dancing Fu Manchu Master

Dancing Fu Manchu Master By Bunkong Tuon Editor’s Note: This is the third post in a series of poems about the immigrant experience in America. Our late Managing Editor, Okla Elliott, featured Bunkong Tuon’s work on As It Ought To Be back in January … Continue reading

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Prose Poem in the Wake of Charlottesville

. Prose Poem in the Wake of Charlottesville By Brett Ashley Kaplan . The forgotten stone memorials awaken and remind us of the confederate glories the ubiquitous cross-hatched flag celebrates slavery repression pain racism is as apple pie as baseball … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: GEORGIA DOUGLAS JOHNSON

BLACK WOMAN By Georgia Douglas Johnson Don’t knock at the door, little child,       I cannot let you in, You know not what a world this is       Of cruelty and sin. Wait in the still eternity       Until I come to you, … Continue reading

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We Can’t Breathe

We Can’t Breathe Cleveland high-school students respond to state violence. An introduction from teacher and project coordinator Sarah Marcus: I never wanted to be a teacher. It took some weathering to arrive here. Years of resisting the inevitable. Growing up, … Continue reading

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In Using My Voice and Social Media Platforms More Effectively (step two)

In Using My Voice and Social Media Platforms More Effectively (step two) by Perry Janes *A version of this originally appeared as a post on the author’s Facebook page. It’s reprinted here with permission.   There are people on my newsfeed … Continue reading

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The Human Flame War

The Human Flame War By Tini Howard As part of what I’ve reviewed for at At the Margins, I like to give people a nice, smooth transition into the world of comics, which hasn’t always been… super inclusive. There was … Continue reading

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Hell Yes, I’m Intolerant

Hell Yes, I’m Intolerant By Joanna Schroeder The other day on Facebook a friend of mine shared his thoughts on the Coca Cola ad set to the song “America the Beautiful.” My friend’s status said, “If this bothered you… I don’t even know … Continue reading

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