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Poem / Poetry

January 27, 2016

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I wrote this poem for my English Class about MY America. This poem includes hurtful stereotypes, but it's not what I think, it's kind of the general stereotypes that follow every race. Read More
I quick look into what really divides us. Read More

Tags: racism

A short speech about racism, and how it affects me. Read More

Tags: racism

My thoughts on the recent attacks in Paris, and the backlash towards the Islamic community Read More

Book / Romance

November 01, 2015

Reads: 7104

Comments: 84

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What if the person you were supposed to be with simply appeared in your life? If fate allowed your separate lives to entwine naturally, would everything follow simply in black and white? Falling in love was easy for Ellis and Dasha. The rest of the world isn't as quick to… Read More
Sheakwon Vaughn uses several online sources to break down what stop and frisk really is. We will discuss the rate among African Americans and how this law is a free ticket for excessive policing and discrimination. Read More

Short Story / Fantasy

October 04, 2015

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Comments: 1

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when the world became a ruined wasteland, Humanity fled underground, digging warrens deep beneath the earths surface and simply surviving. Wynona, a native american teenager deep within the catacombs of the underground world looks back on friendship and the last day of her life. - a story I wrote for… Read More
My final thoughts concerning the Confederate Flag, the use of symbolism as a powerful tool to convey ideas. A distinction between slavery and racism. Whether we should idolize the Confederate Flag as cultures have idolized objects before, and the dangers of doing so. Our belief system and a conclusion… Read More
A brief discussion and analysis of the Confederate flag, its symbolism and if it's appropriate to display today as a symbol of American pride as so many do without any knowledge behind its creation and what it represented, then and ultimately now. Read More
Based on actual events, Brutal Exclusions focuses on life in Charleston, SC, during a decade that changed history: The Sixties. After a school bus is toppled by eight Charleston businessmen in protest against school desegregation, Alethea Jamison, the only African American youngster on a bus full of white children, suffers… Read More
Fred Rivera has a powerful story of the Vietnam War, racism, and PTSD that needs to be shared with the world. As I am an ardent fan, I got his permission to submit the book in chapter form. Direct purchase available. Read More
About the current situation in the United States regarding predominantly black civilians being brutalized and murdered by the police force. Rough draft Read More

Reads: 410

Comments: 2

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"Pain is never permanent but tonight it's killing me"- Neck Deep, "December". This is another very personal piece that I wrote tonight after listening to some sad songs and feeling emotional. I've had the title for this in mind for a long while but never quite knew how to write… Read More
I've been trying to write this for a while but it never seemed to work out in my head the right way. This is the best way I could put it. This deals with the prevalent and obvious racism in the police system and the general attitude of racism in… Read More
Fred Rivera has a powerful story of the Vietnam war, racism, and PTSD that needs to be shared with the world. As I am an ardent fan, I got his permission to submit the book in chapter form. Direct purchase available. Read More

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Comments: 2

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A older man of 104 years revealing who he truly is too his family for the first time at his birthday dinner. It is a crime/southern gothic theme short story. This story has racial slurs due to the history of racism used towards African Americans in the early 20th century. Read More
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 the race for… Read More
This is a short story or essay I wrote about the ever-present racism that is still spread like cancer throughout the United States. I have started a movement to end one tendril of this cancer by referring to African Americans as Blacks, simply because they are just as American… Read More
Count me Black, count me White Count him wrong, count me right Read More

Tags: hate, fear, racism

Reads: 425

Comments: 6

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How many years does humanity have left when a war of the world and the heightened effects of climate change are attacking society together? In the year 2097 time is limited and the unknown isn't trusted. The 3 remaining habitable countries rule the world and fight against each other. In… Read More
In defense of America, revered Patriotic American Movie Maker Pecos Brazos rides to the rescue with the Hollywood Blockbuster "Rebirth of America" glorifying true American History in this world famous movie. Read More

Book / Horror

December 20, 2014

In the Deep South, where violence and racism is a way of life, terror grips the tiny community of Lusaoka Mississippi. Deep in the heart of the Homochitto National Forest, people and animals are disappearing without rhyme or reason. In the oppressive heat of summer, someone or something is stalking… Read More
A look into two lives lived in the face of prejudice Read More

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Comments: 3

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A man is accused of being prejudice. Read More
Jamie looks like a center-fold for white supremacy magazine. His boss's daughter diminutive woman of a fiery nature has no evident European ancestors. Despite their differences and built in bigotry they are drawn into a romantic tangle that neither will be able to escape from with dignity. Read More
The story is about a young Jewish boy trying to find his identity. He has been a son, and an orphan, a slave and a cast away. And in all the pain and torment he faced, he gained a friend, not expecting one who would turn out to become a… Read More
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