Considering the Tulsa Riot of 1921 from a Black Writer’s Perspective

Seven years ago I began my research into the Tulsa Riot of 1921. The result of that study was the release of Fires of Greenwood, a novel that chronicles the barbarous attack on a prosperous Black community, leading to the brutal killings of over three hundred men, women and children, and the destruction of thirty …

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A Brief Perspective On Race from Emmett Till to Donald Trump

It is, once again, that time of year for me. That time when I celebrate another year of living here among the billions of men, women, and children, who make up the population on earth. Of course, my communication is with a very minuscule section of that population. When I celebrated my birthday a couple …

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