Racism stories, books, poems, and more

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This short story is about two people becoming friends, despite their differences. Although this kind of friendship has consequences. Read More

Tags: racism

A short story about a man suffering from the loss of his family twenty years ago and his own loneliness over those years. Read More
TO ALL THE RACES OF THE WORLD UNITED! Read More
This poem was written by Maya Angelou and is one of my favorite poems because it is about a strength of someone who faced racism and segregation and still kept their heads high. Read More

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Wrote this while I was dreaming of a better life. When I started writing I wasn't really sure about what I was writing, so I just wrote and wrote and when I was done I read it and I really liked it (I hope you do too). and I'm thinking… Read More
Stew is a young butcher working in the center of his hometown of Cromley. Yet on this particular day something is wrong within the streets, something which Stew must come to realize before it traps him forever. Read More
Mara is born a slave, like her mother before her. But when the American Civil War breaks out, she must defy her master to gain her freedom. Read More

Tags: love, war, racism, slavery

Mississippi 1920: Nine year old servant, Hadley Crump, finds himself drawn into a secret world when he is invited to join wealthy Lucinda Browning’s dirty book club. No one suspects that the bi-racial son of the cook is anything more to Lucinda than a charitable obligation, but behind closed doors,… Read More
A very basic poem, one of the quickest I ever wrote. Please let me know what you guys think! Read More
My novel, set in South America, tells the story of the imprisonment of an esteemed, native political prisoner during a period of high tension between indigenous and mixed-race populations. The story is told through the various viewpoints of the prisoner's jailors and interrogators. This novel was inspired when five men… Read More
A short poem on the everyday massacre in Gaza Strip Palestine Read More

Book / Other

October 05, 2013

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Comments: 3

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Nick is a 10 year old boy in a small rural town experiencing one of the scariest things in the world... racism. Read More
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Americanah (2013) is a novel merging three continents and countries: Africa,America and Europe. The novel is a story of love between Ifemelu and Obinze, who both cross the huddles that time, distance, race, religion and education placed before them. Adichie satirizes the ills of the society and… Read More
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… Read More
Another pun-filled story I wrote with my friend Jack. Racism, Puns, and other horrible jokes you'll just love. Read More
Having grown up in a muslim country (UAE), I find the racism toward muslims in America to be particularly harmful. This is the first part of three of my short story. Read More

Short Story / Memoir

June 17, 2013

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Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

One night a woman in stockinged feet runs to Louise's grandmothers door. Read More

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This is a poem I wrote for a friend of color many years ago. It was to make a point about racism in the world. Its a poem that depicts how we are all really the same if we really open our eyes. Read More
This is a poem about the torture inflicted onto a Black American, because of the Ku KLux Klan. Read More
Choran, a 13 year old Chinese immigrant moves to San Francisco due to economical issues where he encounters a new lifestyle and experiences a new culture. Step by step, him and his family overcomes obstacles to pursuit happiness. Read More

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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… Read More
I am studying Discrimination I wrote this because it is how I feel. Read More
A mute slave woman working in endless sugarcane fields. A vampire that tends to keep the fact that he drinks blood a secret. Henry and Lizette were two very unlike people in more ways than one, but when they meet by coincidence, will something spark between them? Can a vampire… Read More
I wrote this after an assembly about prejudice and discrimination Read More
A story about racism in the American south in the 1960's. Read More
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