Ex-cons Equal Second-class Citizens

"...the War on Drugs is the engine of mass incarceration as well as the primary cause of the gross racial disparity in the criminal justice system…." - The New Jim Crow

Ex-cons Equal Second-class Citizens

You are a young, black male just released from a U.S. prison and your home is in the inner city. The day should be

How to Write About Africa II

"If I was smart, I would have waited a few years and made an iPhone app: a little satirical story about how to write about Africa every day, interactive and adaptable, for ninety-nine cents." - Binyavanga Wainaina

How to Write About Africa II

By Binyavanga Wainaina (Bidoun.org)

The Revenge

Novelists, NGO workers, rock musicians, conservationists, students, and travel writers track down my email, asking: Would …

From a Remote Village in Africa Emerges a Medical Visionary

Sixtus Z. Atabong. Author of My Fathers' Gift: How One Man's Purpose Became a Journey of Hope and Healing. Founder of Purpose Medical Mission. Neurosurgery Physician Assistant. Speaker. Cameroonian by birth. American in search of HOPE & PURPOSE.

From a Remote Village in Africa Emerges a Medical Visionary

BROOKLYN (Workers World Today) – Fontem, a remote village in Cameroon, West Africa, is a village where government corruption is as rampant as is

Saying Hello to Your Fellow Commuters

“I like what’s going on in peoples’ lives….For some strange  reason people describe so much of their lives when they’re sitting on the train.” --David Lee Crites

Saying Hello to Your Fellow Commuters

A plethora of fascinating personal life stories mysteriously lurk behind those multitude of faces we see every day on Amtrak trains, who, without uttering

Interracial Love in America’s South during the Jim Crow Era

“If people are allowed to be together in their daily lives I think they will be naturally attracted to one another and fall in love. I don’t think race should be a barrier. Love is the most natural way to bridge the racial divide.” -- Anne Moose

Interracial Love in America’s South during the Jim Crow Era

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]rkansas Summer: Love and Terror in the Jim Crow South, authored by Anne Moose, is categorized within the literary genre of historical …