“We must keep learning, continue creating, and consistently support the artists around us – and take pride in doing so.”
“How to Persevere Through Rejection“
Written for and published by the SLICE Creative Network, April 2019.
“Instead of a man, Johnson has been treated as a symbol: of American courage and patriotism, of the end of racism, of the path to proving the equality of black people to white people, and of war heroism.”
“‘Young Black Joe’ to The Harlem Hellfighters: America’s Imperfect Portrayals of WWI Hero Henry Johnson“
Published in The Paper Shell Review Volume VII, May 2017.
“But it’s impossible to truly understand another culture from the perspective of one’s own culture, and Jack can’t figure out what Christmas “means” by looking at it through a Halloween lens.”
“The Nightmare Before Christmas And Cultural Appropriation“
Written for and published on The Odyssey Online, October 31, 2016.