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Let America Be America Again
Black Fraternities / History & Culture / Lincoln University of PA / Prose and Poetry

Let America Be America Again

Originally published in Esquire and in the International Worker Order pamphlet A New Song (1938) Let America be America again. Let it be the dream it used to be. Let it be the pioneer on the plain Seeking a home where he himself is free. (America never was America to me.) Let America be the dream the dreamers dreamed– … Continue reading

We Speak Their Names | HBCU Alumni Killed in Charleston Massacre
Allen University / Clark Atlanta University / Livingstone College / South Carolina State University

We Speak Their Names | HBCU Alumni Killed in Charleston Massacre

On the night of Wednesday, June 17, 2015, a now-confessed white gunman, Dylann Roof, sat in the bible study of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in downtown Charleston, South Carolina for almost an hour before opening fire on attendees, killing nine people. CNN reported that Roof’s father recently bought the younger Roff a .45-caliber gun … Continue reading

On Heroes | Martin Luther King, Jr., Morehouse College ’48
History & Culture / Morehouse College / Motivational Mondays

On Heroes | Martin Luther King, Jr., Morehouse College ’48

One day the history of this great period of social change will be written in all of its completeness. On that bright day our nation will recognize its real heroes. They will be thousands of dedicated men and women with a noble sense of purpose that enables them to face fury and hostile mobs with … Continue reading