1. Enter filled-to-capacity, shade-deprived, concrete recreational area…
June 2018 News & Features
Near dawn I wake. / The pale blue light cascades over me. / It drills and spills down through me…
He fought the steering wheel as the old Pontiac struggled to keep its footing in the dense falling snow . . .
A bar of sunlight woke me up this morning and I told my husband that I wanted to watch one of those twenty-four-hour news channels.
Say you signed up for an acrobat class for your six-year-old…
The blockbuster success of Black Panther at least partly revolved around its fantastical representation of its imaginary kingdom of Wakanda as the most technologically advanced society in the world.
Etan Thomas, author of We Matter: Athletes and Activism on our Edge of Sports imprint, was recently interviewed by Candace Buckner in the Washington Post on athletes using their platform to speak out on current political events. Read the full article here.
My elementary school invited me in for an assembly before I was set to leave. Kids made banners and gave me good luck cards.
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- The Angels’ Share
- So Much Things to Say: 100 Poets from the First Ten Years of the Calabash International Literary Festival
- The Sexy Part of the Bible
- The Roving Tree
- Pressure Makes Diamonds: Becoming the Woman I Pretended to Be
- We Matter: Athletes and Activism
- A History of the African-American People (Proposed) by Strom Thurmond, as told to Percival Everett & James Kincaid (A Novel)
- Praise Song for the Butterflies
- Becoming Abigail