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Trump’s America: What Trump’s policies mean for the Black community and how we can hold his administration and ourselves accountable in the revitalization of Black communities

I wrote an article about Trump's policies and proposed alternatives and solutions to problems Black Americans face in many of our communities. You can read the article by clicking the link below. Tell me what you think. Trump's America article

Essays & Publications

Brockden Brown: Criticism of American Society Through Fiction Writing

With Arthur Mervyn, or Memoirs of the Year 1793, Charles Brockden Brown gives America one of its first gothic novels, but that’s not all Brown gives us. Brown also gave us another look at America through fiction. Brown gives us a stark contrast between the good, opportunity-filled Philadelphia that Benjamin Franklin portrays in his Autobiography… Continue reading Brockden Brown: Criticism of American Society Through Fiction Writing

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How “A Narrative of the Proceedings of the Black People, During the Late Awful Calamity in Philadelphia, in the Year 1793 and a Refutation of Some Censures” sets the table for many of the written documents during the civil rights era of the mid 1950’s and 1960’s

Reading “A Narrative of the Proceedings of the Black People, During the Late Awful Calamity in Philadelphia in the Year 1793 and a Refutation of Some Censures” was an incredible eye-opening experience into, not only the horrors of the Yellow Fever epidemic, but of the treatment of free Blacks in Philadelphia who helped the people… Continue reading How “A Narrative of the Proceedings of the Black People, During the Late Awful Calamity in Philadelphia, in the Year 1793 and a Refutation of Some Censures” sets the table for many of the written documents during the civil rights era of the mid 1950’s and 1960’s