Posts Tagged: Brown vs. Board of Education

David Biespiel’s Poetry Wire: 21 Poems That Shaped America (Pt. 11): “Skinhead”


Using dramatic monologue, Smith unmasks the skinhead’s anger to fend off threats to his way of life. ...more

When the Libraries Got Desegregated


While Brown vs. Board of education immortalized schools as the site where the historic shift to desegregation happened, few would remember the other locales of everyday life that were also once segregated spaces. For Lit Hub, Cynthia R. Greenlee writes on the importance of libraries being desegregated and the fights that had to be fought to make access to libraries free and equal for all.