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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

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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

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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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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
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
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
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