“I am a mother please don’t kill my kids.” A Black woman sitting down during protest, shows her protest sign. | Washington, D.C. 13 Jun 2020 | Photography Credit: Johnny Silvercloud


THE CASE FOR THE 1619 PROJECT + A GENEALOGICAL CASE STUDY

Reinforcing The 1619 Project through genealogical research

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The colonial origin of African-American genealogy issues


A letter to myself about pursuing writing

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Poem

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The experience sparked an online debate

Not the Avon lady! | From the author’s collection


Concurring with Killmonger’s motives though not his methods

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A lesson learned from “The Voice” audition

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Poem

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Highlights of my karaoke exploits

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Intro


Closed minds fiercely re-center themselves away from Critical Race Theory

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Joel A. Johnson

Family man, & creative who enjoys karaoke, poetry, & balance sports (skating & skiing). I focus on social justice. Writes for The Lark, AfroSapiophile, WEOC

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