Tag Archives: racism

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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Miley Cyrus Deserves Better Than Our Slut-Shaming And So Do Our Daughters

Miley Cyrus Deserves Better Than Our Slut-Shaming And So Do Our Daughters by Kirsten Clodfelter Whether or not you tuned in to Sunday night’s VMAs, it was impossible to miss the outrage over Miley Cyrus’s performance that took the Internet … Continue reading

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