Mother Moses Speaks

Mother Moses Speaks

Mother Moses and Generational Family Stories By Marwa Raja There are various ways to describe Mother Mary Moses, allow me to jot it down to three- soulful, committed, and heartfelt. As a young woman, Mother Mary Moses went by the name of Mary Moore as a committed...
Richard Blanco Inclusion and One Today

Richard Blanco Inclusion and One Today

Connectedness, inclusion, and community are themes that one will find when reading the picture book narrative poem, One Today. In One Today, Richard Blanco shows a literary celebration of how we are all connected no matter if someone is a teacher, a mother or father,...
Edwidge Danticat About Immigration

Edwidge Danticat About Immigration

Danticat wrote a modern-day story about a family separated by immigration. Mama’s Nightingale is set in the United States where her mother doesn’t have her citizenship papers. Saya longed for her mother to return home. She cried when she saw her mother at the prison...
Lacey T. and Meherrin Uncovering a Youth’s Death

Lacey T. and Meherrin Uncovering a Youth’s Death

Lacey T The Murder Mystery of Jason Blackwell Meherrin (muh-hair-ren), a tenacious and fashionable teen has her life disrupted with violence. Community members who lost their lives in the Trenches were assumed to be “at the wrong place at the wrong time.” However,...