Georgia Historical Society marker citing “The Weeping Time,” a.k.a. the “Largest Slave Sale in Georgia History” held in Savannah. (photo courtesy of Waymark) Two of the most acclaimed movies of the past decade, 12 Years a Slave and Django Unchained, have focused on the degradation, inhumanity, and absurdity associated with slavery as it was once … More 5 Eye-opening Books about Slavery in Savannah (part 1)
Cover of new anthology: Black Gold, edited by Ja A. Jahannes. When contemplating such issues as the current protests against the trend of white policemen killing unarmed black men (or boys in the case of 12-year-old Tamir Rice) and the unceasing escalation of war and terrorism across the globe, some might consider poetry an insignificant … More ‘Tis the Season for the Magic of Poetry: Black Gold | Aberjhani Author-Poet-Literary-Consultant | LinkedIn
(photograph of Patrick Modiano by Reuters and El Pais) Though presented by the UK-bookmaker Ladbrokes with an odds of only 10 to 1 to win the 2014 Nobel Prize in Literature, France’s Patrick Modiano pulled … More Patrick Modiano Edges out Thiong’o and Murakami to Win 2014 Nobel Prize in Literature
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