“The Poet” — johncoyote

The Poet A Poem by Coyote Poetry Good to be the word man. Good for the heart and soul to release thoughts to paper and pen. The Poet Many moons ago in the city of Monterey, Ca I create many friends at the many Poetry readings. I would read three days a week in […]

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One of 5 black women in a class of 85 white students, woman documents her difficulty of getting into, remaining in college and overcoming even her own mother’s disbelief in her dream — Black Women of Brazil

Note from BW of Brazil: For many decades, the dream of attaining a college education had remained just that for millions of black Brazilians: a dream. College and university classrooms were almost completely a place for only white Brazilians. The statistics prove this. Between 1960 and 1999, white Brazilians with a college degree increased from […]

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Seizure — Broken Light: A Photography Collective

Photo taken by Basil, who was struck by lightning at the age of 11, and was in a coma for eight months. Basil woke with a brain injury, and has had seizures as a result as well as a problem with anxiety. Basil has lived in group homes throughout his life and has been attending a mental […]

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