THE WRITER WHO ACTIVATED

America has been known for its counterculture personalities who addressed the issues of its day, whether it was Thomas Paine and Phillis Wheatley during the Revolutionary Period; Harriet Beecher Stowe, David Walker, Frederick Douglass and Harriet Jacobs during the Slavery Abolition Period; or the luminaries of the Harlem Renaissance that included Alain Locke, Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, James Weldon Johnson and […]

WHAT’S NEW IS OLD

  To many historians the reign of Adolf Hitler in Nazi Germany uncovered anti-Jewish sentiment across the world, most notably in the United States. Unfortunately, the overriding tone of today’s political conversation has been leaning in the direction of racism, sexism, anti-immigrant and anti-Semitic. Though the objective of the debates might be construed as mere political dissertation, the […]