“Invisible Man” by Ralph Ellison : Book Review

A fever dream of a classic. Invisible Man, though fiction, addresses race in a very real and evergreen way.

Invisible Man follows the trials and tribulations of an unnamed protagonist. He’s a Black man ousted from his Southern HBCU campus to the streets of Harlem, New York. It opens in his present adulthood living in a basement filled with lightbulbs before flashing heavily back to his adolescence and young adulthood, searching for his identity.

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Rae’s Violet San Antonio Adventures I

I thought I had it all figured out moving here to San Antonio and doing what I love. I did not. The struggle is real without a car because everything is far as all get out walking from here to anywhere. Also, my life is now a comedy with no shortage of plot twists. But at least the internship is fun! Stay tuned for updates!

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How to Write a Meaningful Letter

I am a shy, introverted person. Sometimes, I have trouble communicating effectively, and I have regretted not saying what’s bothering me more often than not.

All my life, I have been told I “need to speak my mind” or “stand up for myself” or “stop being measly mouthed.” However, there is one thing that has helped me along the way in my long journey to better express my thoughts and feelings.

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