Gathering Blossoms Under Fire: The Journals of Alice Walker

    The BLACK Man in the WHITE House: Racism Is Alive and Well in America The Civil Rights Act of 1964 ended segregation in public places and banned employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or national origin. While this law was created to protect voter’s rights and eliminate segregation in[…]

Memoranda During the War: Civil War Journals, 1863-1865

Memoranda During the War: Civil War Journals, 1863-1865 These reflections by one of America’s greatest poets on the nation’s most momentous struggle began when Walt Whitman discovered his brother’s name in a newspaper list of Union Army casualties. The poet hurried from his Brooklyn home to a Virginia battlefront, where he found his brother, wounded[…]

Memoranda During the War: Civil War Journals, 1863-1865

Memoranda During the War: Civil War Journals, 1863-1865 These reflections by one of America’s greatest poets on the nation’s most momentous struggle began when Walt Whitman discovered his brother’s name in a newspaper list of Union Army casualties. The poet hurried from his Brooklyn home to a Virginia battlefront, where he found his brother, wounded[…]