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I taught my black kids that their elite upbringing would protect them from discrimination. I was wrong.

I knew the day would come, but I didn’t know how it would happen, where I would be, or how I would respond. It is the moment that every black parent fears: the day their child is called a <i>nigger.</i><p>My wife and I, both African Americans, constitute one of those Type A couples with Ivy League …

This information is not for everybody. You have to be willing…

This information is not for everybody. You have to be willing to be strong and accept the truth. Please take a few moments of your time and read this. Thank you.<p>The History of Republican Evil<p>The Republican Party was formed in 1854 specifically to oppose the Democrats,and for more than 150 years, they have done everything they could to block the Democrat agenda. In their abuses of power,they have even used threats and military violence to thwart the Democrat Party’s attempts to make this a …

Best Description of Barack Obama Ever Written! Written by Dr. Jack Wheeler Po...

Best Description of Barack Obama Ever Written!<br>Written by Dr. Jack Wheeler<br>Political Musings-At the Sunset of My …

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The last faces of American slavery: Stunning pictures of men and women who were born into slavery and photographed more than 70 years after being freed

By<p>In the 1920s and 1930s, an interest in slave narratives was rekindled, and as part of the Federal Writers’ Project of the Work Progress …

Black History

Belle : A Lesson in the Timelessness of Racism and Misogyny Against Black Women

It's not often that audiences are exposed to a portrayal of racism that is viewed through the lens of black women. Dido Elizabeth Belle, a mixed-race woman in 1700s England, was the daughter of an admiral and an enslaved African woman. The film <i>Belle</i>, which was released nationwide this weekend, …

Feminism

Our entire biological system,

<b>Our entire biological system,</b><b><br>The brain and the earth itself,</b><b><br>Work on the same frequencies.</b><p>In Hindu and tantric/yogic traditions and other belief systems chakras are energy points or knots in the subtle body. They are located at the physical counterparts of the major plexi of arteries, veins and nerves. Chakras are part of the subtle body, not the physical body, and as such are the meeting points of the subtle (non-physical) energy channels, called nadiis. Nadiis are channels in the subtle body …

In casting his vote to uphold same-sex marriage bans in four…

In casting his vote to uphold same-sex marriage bans in four states, U.S. Circuit Judge Jeffrey S. Sutton of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit in Cincinnati stated, "it should be settled through the democratic process and not the judicial one." I could not disagree more.<p>In my humble opinion, some issues are simply too big to leave to the public. No offense public, but sometimes we the public are wrong. As we have seen in many instances throughout history, the majority opinion is not …

Michael Brown family attorney: 'this is not a black, white issue'

<b>Ferguson, Missouri (CNN) -</b> As Ferguson is bracing for a potential fifth night of violent protests over the police shooting of unarmed black 18-year-old Michael Brown, the Missouri governor announced that the Missouri State Highway Patrol will take control of security in the St. Louis suburb.<p>In a …

Black-ish: a revolutionary new comedy tackling issues of race head on – review

ABC’s new sitcom focuses on a family of four, whose patriarch is concerned his family will lose its racial identity<p><b>What’s the name of the show?</b> Black-ish<p><b>When does it premiere?</b> Wednesday, 23 September, at 9.30pm on ABC.<p><b>What is it about?</b> Andre Johnson (Anthony Anderson) is an advertising executive …

One Light Tutorial: How Small Adjustments to Light Position Drastically Affects Your Portraits

Whether it’s by necessity or personal decision, sometimes we’re left shooting an image with only a single-light setup. But just because you only have …

Write or Die: A Word Processing Program That Compels You to Keep Writing

I'm not a writer in the conventional sense of the term. But writing is an important component of my work. I need to come up with clear, crisp, and …

WOW! Women On Writing Blog: 5 Tips for Submitting Your Work: Help From an Editor

I'm a writer, as you all know. But I'm also an editor for WOW!, High Hill Press, and my freelance business. Because of this editing experience, I've …

The Kill Zone: Ten Lessons from Plot & Structure

Flash Fiction: What's It All About?

<i>By Becky Tuch</i><p>Flash Fiction: Stories under 2,000 words. Seems easy enough, right? Just get rid of rambling digressions, eliminate flashbacks, cut …

Let’s Get Freaky: How to Write a Scary Story

I love Halloween. The creepy movies, the crisp fall air, the pumpkins. And who doesn’t love to get dressed up and hit the town for night? But there’s …

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How to Write a Novel - Silencing Doubt

Like most writers, you may sometimes have to contend with the nagging voice of self-doubt. Yet step one in learning how to write a novel entails …

Creative Writing