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An essay about my personal experiences with racism. The use of African American as a designator of race and not point of origin. The fact that we are essentially all Africans, having all originated from Africa. How we should abandon African American as a designation of race for Black people,...
By Emilio Amaro
A short essay I wrote regarding the Treyvon Martin case and the effect I have seen it bring onto films such as Django Unchained and 12 Years A Slave.
This is my analysis of Sherlock S03E01 and my opinion about the relationship between John and Sherlock.
Thana Rayne Tomes. She loved the sound of that. It felt so good after all these years to finally know who she was. What her name was. It has been six years sense Thana lost her memories and was found wondering around in a Boston police department. She was ten then and had no memory of who she...
Chapter 19 of the book, The Liar.
Why they exist?
And how come they are so out-of-control destructive.
If the liar was given the power to build a secret weapon, what do you think it would look like?
By Alastair Galven
The lone star planetary system, a single star with only one planet orbiting it. This lonely, desolate planet has been dubbed by the Daiva council as â€œSolidarity 248.â€ It is known throughout the universe as the dumping ground for criminals of the Excara republic. The planet is...
General Major Algin Orton is chasing after a small group of outlaws across the Cleos Channel and finally sets foot on the continent of Anubia.
My husband and I were outraged at what happened in the Trayvon Martin case and saw obvious signs of racism I felt were missed by people that did not read the court transcripts or copies of the 911 call. The fact Zimmerman was not arrested such was heartbreaking enough however to see him...
This actually started as an interview assignment for history class. It was supposed to be on someone we knew who may have experienced a part of history close-up. The following semester, I decided to turn it into a character poem for my Creative Writing class. Not sure which way works better. But...
My first - and last - march of the Ku Klux Klan
Short Story | Updated Jul 9, 2013 | Reads: 39 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
this a poem calling on nigerians for patriotism, and to jettison bribery and corruption, as well as tribalism or sectionalism. this i believe will do the nation good.
inspired by RR Martin's books
Poetry | Updated Jun 13, 2013 | Reads: 12 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
By Iskah E Shirah
This was an assignment. Feel free to be offended by my opinions; feel free to condemn me once you read the second-to-last paragraph; feel free to leave as uncivil of a comment as you like â€“ but if you fail to give me legitimate counterarguments, I will take down your comment. In other...
This poem shows the view point from the perspective of a black child in times of severe racism and oppression. Through his words we see the world of history, where people were made to suffer just because of their skin colour. The poem is set in the mid 1900's where racial supremacy wreaked havoc...