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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: Suleiman Bakhit – Creating Arab Superheroes


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 >>> Also, find out the background as to how he got the […]

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


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: 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: 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 […]