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Barack Obama

MLK's Mother Was Assassinated, Too: The Forgotten Women Of Black History Month

On June 30th, 1974, Alberta Williams King was gunned down while she played the organ for the “Lord’s Prayer” at Ebenezer Baptist Church. As a …

Why now is a good time to be an author! | Writers & Artists

It’s true. I think right now is a good time to be an author. Amid all the discussions about whether reading, let alone bookshops and publishers, will …

We Need Diverse Books: Can Children’s Authors End Publishing Industry Prejudice — and Change the Way America Reads?

As young adult novelists Ellen Oh and Lamar Giles sat together on a panel at a Virginia teen literature conference in early 2014, Oh relished the …

New Literary Agent: Sarah Nagel of Writers House

<i>As of late 2015, it appears Sarah is no longer agenting. Do not query her.</i><p><i>———–</i><p><i>Reminder: New literary agents (with this spotlight featuring Sarah</i> …

Malcolm X Was Right About America

The civil rights leader, assassinated 50 years ago this month, knew that empire cannot be reformed—it must be destroyed.Related Entries • Journalism as …

Ted Cruz

9 Things I Wish People Would Stop Saying About My Black Children

Image via Shutterstock<p>Since we adopted our children, all of whom are black, we’ve been confronted by white people seeking to prove to us how …

NASA Confirms Extraterrestrial Life DOES Exist On Other Planets

By In5D on February 2, 2015 in Extraterrestrials<p>Aliens really do exist!<p>That’s the amazing news that space boffins at NASA have confirmed this …

#WhyWeCantWait: When Will Black Girls and Women Matter to America?

<b>by Itohen Ihaza</b><br>Last week, President Obama gave a powerful State of the Union address, with a strong populist message addressing diverse issues: …

Feminism