Black History-The red summer of 1919…

Red Summer: When Racist Mobs Ruled (click on link below bio to read the entire post) On September 27, 1919, a mob of at least 10,000 white people stormed the courthouse in Omaha, Nebraska, demanding the sheriff turn over Will Brown, a 40-year-old Black man. They raided the building, scaled walls and smashed windows. When … Continue reading Black History-The red summer of 1919…

Friday Night Poetry Corner #229–Shapeshifter Poems by Lucille Clifton

Welcome everyone to another Friday Night Poetry Corner.  Tonight I am featuring one of my favorite poets, Lucille Clifton, the brilliant one.  This poem touches the dark places, the places were if you travel to them once, it might hurt just get a glance of its horizons again.  These themes are sadly base in reality … Continue reading Friday Night Poetry Corner #229–Shapeshifter Poems by Lucille Clifton