Autobiography, A Concerto in Three Parts – By L. Breen

Autobiography, A Concerto in Three Parts – By L. Breen

I: Rubbernecking To be read with much distrust, as lyrics translated from a dead language. A scene pulled from the depths of a child’s memory. We were packed in the car, driving to somewhere or away from something.  Nausea was just setting in or only beginning to wane. The sky was slate gray, indicating some [...]

A Black Author’s Duty – Essay by P Chatelain

A Black Author’s Duty – Essay by P Chatelain

Visionary Writers of the Harlem Renaissance and their Critics Black writers' struggle with publication of Black novels and poems due to the enormous white readership. Did they have a duty to depict minorities under a certain light? During the period after the reconstruction, often referred to as the New Negro movement, many African Americans were [...]