Compiling articles about people of everyday character, Julia Ward Howe earned her place throughout her life. Born in New York, on May 27, 1819, Mrs. Howe is most well-known for writing the most famous patriotic anthem of the Civil War. She recounts in her Reminiscences, “how many times I have been called upon to rehearse…

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“Paul Laurence Dunbar stands out as the first poet from the Negro race in the United States to show a combined mastery over poetic material and poetic technique, to reveal innate literary distinction in what he wrote, and to maintain a high level of performance. He was the first to rise to a height from…

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My goal as an author and artist is to expose the adversity and courage of everyday people of character, in their high-flying journey toward becoming better humans. My characters face complex choices, where right and wrong seems convoluted and the consequences are life or death. In these stories, I highlight the struggles inherent with choice.…

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