Why should African-Americans Study Abroad?

Recently I went on a study abroad trip to Thessaloniki, Greece. It was absolutely the best experience I’ve ever had in my life that I will never forget. A complete cultural shock for me, but I adjusted quickly. I can assure you that I am not the same person from when I set foot in…

2nd Annual Youth Literature Collection

Linking Literature’s 2nd Annual Youth Literature Collection coming soon! August 26-27 from 11am-5pm. St. Paul United Methodist Church, 8701 W. 8 Mile Rd, #Detroit, #MI Fun, Learning, Food, and Games! Bring the kids out!  We are now accepting books, backpacks, and school supplies to help our youth be successful in their upcoming school year. contactlinkingliterature@gmail.com or…

Differences

ROY G. BIV, probably someone’s name, but a door to another world for me. This is an acronym for the primary colors of the electromagnetic spectrum: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet. My first lessons of creation were found in Sunday morning church services. Everything is creation. My very existence is the product…

#50Links: Application

#50Links (3/50): Application “A smartphone is not called smart for its memory, but for its applications.” – Steven Farrar (@ifarrarif50) #LinkUP

#50Links: Vision

#50Links (2/50): Vision Sometimes you have to clean up the world outside your window. Sometimes you have to clean the window you’re looking out of.  Realize the difference.  #50Links #LinkUp

#50Links: Time

Time is not a gift. Treat it like a bank. Everyday you receive a 24-hour loan. Your life’s interests (not your own, but the direction your life follows) will be directly related to how you spend this loan. Time is money. Invest it. Make every second count.  – Former Procrastinator  #50Links | linkingliterature.org

Just Tryna Survive??

Just Tryna Survive?? What happened to all my people? I thought we were smart, but we make friends with the most deceitful. Martin had a dream, and we were the souls that it would speak through. They got alot and prolly thought it would slip through, but them 40 acres and a mule they promised…

#LinkingLiterature1Million

#LinkingLiterature1Million is a social media book drive in which Linking Literature promotes literacy by challenging people to put books directly into children’s hands. We ask people to post a picture or video of themselves giving a child/children a book/books using the hashtag #LinkingLiterature1Million. Our goal is to put a million books into the hands of…

Stereotypical

Stereotypical What’s 3 things a Black man can’t get? A job, good credit, oh and a fat lip. What about a White man? Accountability, and a big dick, The Asians can’t drive, but they can tell you the exact answer of pi, And Hispanics wanna be White, Plus you never want to sit next to…

Loose Ends

All I see is afros and protests, it’s feelin’ like the 60’s,Red, white, & blue flags, it’s feelin like the 60’s, And it ain’t no more Grant money (Ulysses), it ain’t no more 50’s, Do I get rich or die trying? Or take classes in the city? And pull all-nighters? Drinking all that coffee, just…