When I Die

When I die when my coffin is being taken out you must never think i am missing this world + don’t shed any tears don’t lament or feel sorry i’m not falling into a monster’s abyss + when you see my corpse is being carried don’t cry for my leaving i’m not leaving i’m arrivingContinue reading “When I Die”

We Real Cool

The Pool Players.Seven at the Golden Shovel. We real cool. We    Left school. We Lurk late. We Strike straight. We Sing sin. We    Thin gin. We Jazz June. We    Die soon.       Written By Gwendolyn Brooks

Haikus About Hope

Hope takes us ahead  Even when  Our reason is dead  Hope never let us down  We move ahead  And wear victory’s crown  Hold only the God’s rope  Hoping in people Is hoping against hope *** Written By Zulfiqar Ali Bhatti

Spelling Beez Champ Avoids The Trap

Zaila Avant-garde, a 14 year old girl from Louisiana, recently became the 93rd and first Black American winner of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. There was a another Black champion from Jamaica in 1998, Miss Jody-Anne Maxwell, however, the event has been historically dominated by Asians and other non-Black people of color. Zalia took homeContinue reading “Spelling Beez Champ Avoids The Trap”

The Universal Lesson Unveiled

I recently met a young grocery store cashier who exuded so much light it was blinding. As she checked my groceries, I noticed her smiling eyes and pippy long stocking braids. Slowly, “Heather” (not real name) started to talk after I complimented her choice of multiple earrings on each ear. She explained her intention behindContinue reading “The Universal Lesson Unveiled”

Values At Top Rate

–Your Persona, Captures Elegance, Your Heart, Values At Top Rate, Your Soul, Priceless, GODS LOve— ^^^^^^^^^ Written By Carma Sanderson