Reenvisioning Justice

Today was a historic moment for our nation.  Garry Brown, Tennessee District Attorney, announced that he has re-opened the investigation into the 1940 murder of whom some have identified as the “first martyr of the civil rights movement”, Elbert Williams. Mr. Elbert Williams was a bright, outspoken 31-year-old family-oriented man in the predominantly black community … Continue reading Reenvisioning Justice

BLACK HISTORY MONTH: Storytelling, Reading, and Entrepreneurs Celebrated at the Ypsi Library Read-In

By Leslie McGraw, A2 Journal, Heritage News Feb.10, 2012LesGo4It@gmail.comTwitter: @LesGo4It Each year, upwards of a million people participate in the National African American Read-In during the month of February to highlight African American authors. Locally, literacy and entrepreneurship were the two focal points for community members who came out Monday evening for the 8th Annual … Continue reading BLACK HISTORY MONTH: Storytelling, Reading, and Entrepreneurs Celebrated at the Ypsi Library Read-In