A Revolutionary Criteria for Literature: A review of Mulk Raj Anand’s Coolie

By Meghna Chandra. In the popular Ted Talk “Danger of a Single Story”, feminist icon and author Chimamanda Adichie tells us of the the importance of representation in literature. She speaks of her own story growing up in Nigeria and reading books from the West, thinking all books were about foreigners with blonde hair who drank ginger beer and ate apples. She tells how stories … Continue reading A Revolutionary Criteria for Literature: A review of Mulk Raj Anand’s Coolie

Charles White and the Purpose of Education

By Serafina Harris. People still talk about the night John Henry was born. It was dark and cloudy. Then, lightning lit up the night sky. John Henry’s birth was a big event …   He told his family, “I am going to be a steel-driver some day.” Steel-drivers helped create pathways for the railroad lines. These laborers had the job of cutting holes in rock. They … Continue reading Charles White and the Purpose of Education