Conditions for a Southern Gothic: A Closer Look

Conditions for a Southern Gothic: A Closer Look

Condtions for a Sothern Gothic: A Closer Look “Therefore, my head was kingless.” Not crownless, kingless. This line of “Conditions for a Southern Gothic” by Rickey Laurentiis spoke to me, and if I’m honest, it hit a little too close to home. The poem is a collection...
Whitey on the Moon: A Modern Analysis

Whitey on the Moon: A Modern Analysis

5 Easy Tips For Healthy Reading Habits “Whitey on the Moon” was written by Gil Scott-Heron in 1970. He wrote this spoken word poem as a literal reference to money being invested in space exploration when communities in America, African American...