October 2017

Blog Archive

Sat, 28.10.2017

The Idolatry of American Whiteness

Back in 2003, I watched a documentary on PBS called Race and the Power of Illusion.  It brought back many memories of my life as a black man in America. It also dredged up many sensitive feelings I had and have regarding America’s major cog of racism; color.  Growing up in the 20th-century civil rights […]

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New Poem Each Day

Poetry Corner

There is music in me, the music of a peasant people. I wander through the levee, picking my banjo and singing my songs of the cabin and the field. At last... THE BANJO PLAYER by Fenton Johnson.
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