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Writers Against Racism: Zetta Elliott Discusses Images of Blacks in America

Zetta Elliott continues…

Writers Against Racism: Author Zetta Elliott Discusses Trayvon Martin (part1)

Zetta is a definite pioneer when it comes to lecturing and writing about diverse issues and how these issues impact the literary community. That said, here’s part one of our discussion about the Trayvon Martin tragedy.

Writers Against Racism: Matt de la Pena (Final Segment)

Matt de la Pena’s conclusion…

Writers Against Racism: Matt de la Pena and Tucson Schools (Part 2)

Here’s part two of my conversation with author Matt de la Pena regarding the Mexican American Studies Program being dropped from Tucson, Arizona schools. ]

Writers Against Racism: Tucson Students Stage Walkouts

The outrage over the suspended Mexican American Studies in Tucson, Arizona is getting students to take on the role of activists.

Writers Against Racism: Matt de la Pena and Tucson School District

Over the weekend I caught up with author Matt de la Pena who provided me with some much needed information on the Mexican American Studies Program being pulled from the Tucson school district – which was first reported in the New York Times by Michael Winerip.

Writers Against Racism: FACE FORWARD by Michele Howe Clarke

Michele (pronounced ME-shell) Howe Clarke is a living example of how you and today’s youth can overcome adversity. Michele endured a form of cancer that disfigured her face but did NOT scar any part of her spirit.  Take a look.

Writers Against Racism: This Week on Bowllan’s Blog (trailer)

Michele Howe Clarke talks to me about the fine art of “Facing Forward” after living through an unusual bout of cancer that left her disfigured, but not discouraged. W.A.R., author, Matt de la Pena talks about his recent trip to Tucson, AZ, and what it feels like having your well-received novel pulled from the bookshelves. [...]