Open Letter to White Poets from Danez Smith


WE MUST BE THE NEW GUARDS: OPEN LETTER TO WHITE POETS "But when a long train of abuses and usurpation, pursing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw [...]

In Her Own Words; Student Jada Williams Connects Frederick Douglass Narrative to Today’s Education System


Jada Williams, a 13-year-old student at Rochester's School No. 3, did as all students are asked to do, she diligently approached an additional, optional assignment. She read the RocRead-assigned book, The Narrative Life of Frederick Douglass. Jada reflected. Then she [...]