Frederick Douglass is recognized as the first black man to receive a federal appointment requiring Senate approval, serving as a U.S. Marshall of Washington D.C. It is this and many other notable accomplishments that […]
Let’s start the conversation about race early on with our kids.
Adelaide Lancaster is the Co-Founder of We Stories: Raising Big-Hearted Kids. We Stories provides books for children, resources for parents, community for all means a new story for St. Louis.
“So if the slaves worked hard they didn’t have to worry about getting whipped?,” asked Zoe.
“Not necessarily, overseers sometimes found reasons to whip the slaves.”
“Zoe how was school?”
“What did you learn today?”
“Since its black history month we talked about Martin Luther King in History class.”
“Well what did you learn about him?”
“We learned that he was a civil rights leader.”
Hurricane Irma is classified as a Category 5 hurricane with wind speed at 183 mph. Irma was extremely powerful. The strongest observed in the Atlantic since, Wilma in 2005 in terms of maximum sustained winds. A few of the areas effected include Florida, Cuba and the Turks and Caicos Islands.
While scrolling through my face book news feed I came across a really beautiful piece of art. Of course social media is trending the usual i.e. Kim Kardashian is pregnant with her second child by […]
I remember a saying that used to go; if you want to keep anything form niggers just put it in a book. Well I challenge that saying and have taken it upon myself to educate […]
While obtaining my B.A. in English at Fontbonne University, I enrolled in an Independent Study course “African-American literature from Reconstruction to the Present”. The syllabus for this course piqued my interest immediately. During this time […]