Toni Morrison: A ʻBelovedʻ Author Has Left Her Legacy through ʻThe Pieces I Amʻ

She redefined how to write modern American literature and as a writer myself, it was extremely intriguing and I continued to read more books by Toni Morrison. She was no doubt my favorite writer in high school and was someone that I looked to for inspiration and creativity, passion and strength as a woman when it came to writing. Continue reading Toni Morrison: A ʻBelovedʻ Author Has Left Her Legacy through ʻThe Pieces I Amʻ

Harriet Tubman on our Currency: Honor or Disgrace?

Harriet Tubman on our Currency: Honor or Disgrace? By D.B. Stearns Contributing Writer Author of Harmonic Wars I read a fantastic article at “The Free Thought Project” concerning loosing Andrew Jackson for Ms. Harriet Tubman’s face on $20 bills. It said, “Harriet Tubman deserves all the praise society can give to her and we are certainly not claiming that she isn’t worthy of the predilection … Continue reading Harriet Tubman on our Currency: Honor or Disgrace?

Heaven Just Picked Up a New Emcee: Phife Dawg Of A Tribe Called Quest Passes Away

Heaven Just Picked Up a New Emcee: Phife Dawg Of A Tribe Called Quest Passes Away UBO MAG By Aaris A. Schroeder Editor-in-Chief   Phife Dawg, self-nick named as, “The Funky Diabetic,” was known as one part of A Tribe Called Quest, with his quick quips and passion for the mic. A Tribe Called Quest, an innovative HipHop Group, broke waves back in ’85 but never … Continue reading Heaven Just Picked Up a New Emcee: Phife Dawg Of A Tribe Called Quest Passes Away

Dr. Charles Drew: The Blood Man

THE BLOOD MAN By Jemuel Johnson Contributing Writer Innovation is always relevant. Being educated—invaluable. In times like these nevertheless, it seems like a person does not actually have to do anything or contribute to society in a meaningful way to become famous or relevant. If someone’s personality is exotic enough or they are offensive enough and there is a smart-phone available, they’re in. Shame on … Continue reading Dr. Charles Drew: The Blood Man

Woman At War: Deborah Sampson; Thou Art The Man

Woman At War Deborah Sampson: Thou Art The Man By Jemuel Johnson Contributing Writer If we could only tap into our creativity. If we could only risk dwelling in the fresh territory creativity thrusts us into. That would be something. We would then truly be explorers, travelers of the unknown. It’s been said that humans only use the most minute percentage of their brain’s capacity. … Continue reading Woman At War: Deborah Sampson; Thou Art The Man