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Black Literature

Distinguished Archives: Connecting Black Male Legacies to Journaling

A note from the author: I am the woman who founded Distinguished Archives, a journaling workshop service, and I facilitated this workshop specifically with men of color in mind, although all men are welcome. The experience, to say the least, has been an honor. Jasonn Denard, a married father of two, shared that he hadn’t […]

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Black Literature

Black Literature in White Spaces: Gil Scott-Heron and Me

Throughout all my years of literary studies I had never been formally introduced to Black Literature until I chose to do so myself. In the spring of 2015 it was time to submit my idea for my Bachelor’s Dissertation. I’d already had a proposal for a creative writing option, featuring some of my poetry, rejected. […]