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Writers Against Racism: The ‘Glass Ceiling’ in Literature

Author Cindy Pon

…is about to crack wide open thanks to some REALLY good news I’ve read from a recent press release – sent to me from my friend and author, Cindy Pon. Tu Books publishing Tobias S. Buckell and Joe Monti’s anthology Diverse Energies By Press Release March 29, 2012 A press release from Hannah Ehrlich of [...]

Writers Against Racism: Suleiman Bakhit – Creating Arab Superheroes

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Comic creator and social media entrepreneur Suleiman Bakhit, is not allowing racial attacks to break his creative strides. Bakhit’s characters and stories are his way of empowering how the Arab youth see themselves. Suleiman Bakhit is a TED FELLOW and shares his story >>>http://fellows.ted.com/profiles/suleiman-bakhit Also, find out the background as to how he got the [...]

Writers Against Racism: A Guest Post From Dr. Mon’s Place

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What Happens next? Trayvon’s Life Has to Count for Something!                                          By Monica Hayes, Ed.D., MAT, MSW (Health and Education Consultant) The discussions inthe media and on line have focused on a variety of perspectives. There have been calls for investigations and arrests and in too many cases calls for caution, so that we do not [...]

Writers Against Racism: SLA Principal Chris Lehmann and Trayvon Martin (Part 2)

Chris Lehmann Part 2

Writers Against Racism: SLA Principal Chris Lehmann Speaks About Trayvon Martin

This is part 1 of a two-part interview with Chris Lehmann who is the founding principal of the Science Leadership Academy in Philadelphia.

Writers Against Racism: Author Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich Speaks About Trayvon Martin

Thank you, Gbemi, for sharing your insights and feelings about the Trayvon murder. I’d also like to thank KK and Mark for the camera work.

Writers Against Racism: Author Neesha Meminger Speaks About Trayvon Martin

Neesha Meminger was kind enough to Skype in an interview with me regarding the tragic death of Trayvon Martin.  Thank you, Neesha! A special thanks and video credit goes to my niece, Kayla, who videotaped the Million Hoodie March in Union Square last night, and to my husband Mark, who videotaped this series of Skype [...]

Writers Against Racism: Million Hoodie March for Trayvon

Last night I was able to catch up with one of the protesters who attended the rally for Trayvon Martin. The rally was held in Union Square, NYC, and thousands of protesters turned out.

Writers Against Racism: An Open Letter To The Late Trayvon Martin

My brother, Abby.

Dear Trayvon: Like you, my baby brother was murdered because of his skin color. Believe me; I know what your family is going through and how your loss will now be their future. Do know that we, as a community, will work to educate people so this never happens again. When I first heard about [...]

Writers Against Racism: Women’s History Month and Books

Joanne Walsh is back for our final episode of Women’s History ‘picks’. Enjoy your weekend, friends!