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Thursday, February 25, 2010

28, no make that 30, Black History Facts on the Occasion of Black History Month

I'm lunchin' out over on the PANK Magazine blog. Got a new essay-type thing called: "28, NO, MAKE THAT 30, ABSOLUTELY TRUE BLACK HISTORY FACTS ON THE OCCASION OF BLACK HISTORY MONTH (FORMERLY NEGRO HISTORY WEEK). 1 FOR EACH DAY, PLUS 1 IN THE CASE OF LEAP YEAR & 1 FOR GOOD LUCK"as part of their "This Modern Writer" Series.

Check it:


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In 1857, frustrated by the number of informants undermining her efforts along the Underground Railroad, abolitionist Harriet Tubman printed up 500 “Stop Snitching” t-shirts and distributed them throughout the South.

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