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

Five Tips For College Seniors
Campus Life & Style / Howard College of Medicine / Howard University / Prose and Poetry / Quotables / Religion & Spirituality / S.T.E.M.

Five Tips For College Seniors

As you are entering your senior year, I know you will be inundated with advice about graduate school, professional school, career planning, how to look for a job, how to interview, how to land a job, financial planning, student loan counseling etc. This information matters and take special care to glean all you can. But, … Continue reading

The HBCUSTORY in Black Music Month | How Sweet The Sound
Howard University / Prose and Poetry / Religion & Spirituality / Tennessee State University / Texas Southern University / Uncategorized

The HBCUSTORY in Black Music Month | How Sweet The Sound

In modern Black history, the Black church is the center of the community. More than just a spiritual resource for the congregants and community, it became the center of educational, social, and political opportunity and change. As the church set comfortably at the center, it’s songs became the joy, hope and strength of the people. … Continue reading