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Racism A Personal Perspective

By Michaels76  (booksie.com)

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,...

Essay | Updated May 5, 2015 | Reads: 17 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: President,Obama,Racism,Black,Earth,Race,Origin,Childhood,Man,Mankind,Slavery,Constitution,Declaration,Of,Independence,Abraham,Lincoln,Youth,Grandfather

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No Fairytale (Stories From The Ummah)

By Frenzee Da Rebel  (booksie.com)

The stories of five different characters from different parts of the Muslim world. Starting with Afghanistan, then Indonesia, then Niger, then Palestine and finally ending up in Saudi Arabia. Probably my favourite poem yet, I actually felt really emotional when reading it back the first time.

Poetry | Updated Mar 11, 2013 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 1
Tags: Afghanistan,Indonesia,Niger,Palestine,Saudi,Arabia,Israel,Ummah,Muslim,Muslims,Islam,Muhammed,Allah,Mohammed,God,Mehmet,Suffering,Political,Sheikh,Street

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Sermon On The Mud

By Chris Onyema  (booksie.com)

This epistolary fiction is based on the environmental challenges of the people of the Niger Delta area of Nigeria,in the Western region of Sub-Saharan Africa,where oil is drilled and gas flared without commensurate duty of care.This story images the delta lands as body in physical and psychic pain.

Short Story | Updated Dec 8, 2009 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Ecological,Literature,Niger,Delta,Protest,Writing

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