Before I get too deep into February I just wanted to give you a brief history of black history month. I attend an HBCU and Black History Month is really highlighted here in almost every class. My teacher, a very eclectic, one-of-a-kind lady showed us this video in our Creative Writing Class. I learned things … Continue reading Why Are We Celebrating This?
My teacher stood in front of classroom, explaining that this new month, February, was Black History month and that we would be watching a video in honor of those that had to fight for freedom. The lights went out, the screen came on, the sound of lashing whips, cries of pain, songs of freedom, and … Continue reading It’s Black History Month
Have you ever read a book that you didn’t want to put down? A book that changed your entire life? For me this book is The Race, by Della Loreda. It’s an amazing allegory of the christian walk similar to the Pilgrim’s Progress. The Race is a modern and up-to date version of Christian’s … Continue reading The Race
Metal clanking, Chains clanging, People yelling, Phones ringing, But all I want to see, Is the bright blue sky. Behind these bars, Behind these chains, I am a prisoner. Locked in with no way out. But not only am I just physically confined. I am emotionally incarcerated. No one to talk to. I can't even … Continue reading Beyond My Bars