BOOKS: Racial Dynamics in Toni Morrison’s “Sula”

By Aaron Jackson In her 1973 novel, Sula, Tony Morrison made it her business to infuse her work with as many racial overtones and allusions indicative of African American struggles during the Jim Crow era as possible.  Morrison, writing fiction in the wake of Dr. Martin Luther King’s public civil rights battles and hard won victories of […]

OPINION: A Brief Exploration of Racial Tensions Today

  By Roberta Nin Feliz I remember being in the 5th grade when my school’s principal dedicated a school day to watching the inauguration of President Barack Obama. That was in 2008. Students filled up the library and surrounded the TV on the rolling platform. My principal was ecstatic and his excitement stirred a wave […]