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Posted on 3 March 2018 | 4:33 pm
The Atlantic Daily: Faces Seen in Dreams -
The AtlanticThe Atlantic Daily: Faces Seen in DreamsThe AtlanticWhen I was a teen, I read Richard Wright's memoir, Black Boy, read of him putting his mouth under a water faucet as a child growing up in Mississippi and drinking until he could swallow no more, so that his belly would fill with something, anything ...
Posted on 2 March 2018 | 3:24 pm
Book review: 'Native Son' by Richard Wright
InQuire LiveBook review: 'Native Son' by Richard WrightInQuire Live'Native Son' was written by African-American writer, Richard Wright, and published in 1940. Deemed a protest novel, it was a massive success, and sold 250, 000 copies in its first three weeks making Wright the first best-selling black writer in America ...
Posted on 1 March 2018 | 10:07 am
Bridge work brings Wright's family history
Valley BreezeBridge work brings Wright's family history back in focus | The Valley ...Valley BreezeThe Woonsocket Hill Road bridge that crosses Route 146 near Wright's Dairy Farm & Bakery holds a special significance in the Wright family history, says Ellen (Wright) Puccetti, seen here. (Breeze photos by Tom Ward). By THOMAS WARD, Valley Breeze ...and more »
Posted on 28 February 2018 | 9:18 pm
Brevard County: Richard Young arrest in
WFTV OrlandoBrevard County: Richard Young arrest in Grady Wright killing | WFTV ...WFTV OrlandoThe owner of a tree trimming company has been indicted by a grand jury for the death of an 80-year-old Brevard County man.Tree trimmer to stand trial for elderly Brevard man's death, deputies ...WESH Orlandoall 3 news articles »
Posted on 28 February 2018 | 2:41 pm
The Death of a Disgraced Vatican Archbishop
She won a Tony in 1981, and two years later, earned an NAACP medal that had previously been awarded to Martin Luther King, Jr., Richard Wright, Langston Hughes, and Rosa Parks. When she died in 2010 at age 92, President Barack Obama noted that she was the ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:19 am
The 12 most important reads for inmates now
For her prisons “should be reserved only for people who pose a grave threat to society”. Native Son, Richard Wright, 1940 Wright portrays crime and violence as an almost inevitable product of racism in American life. Focusing the story of 20-year-old ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:12 am
With real bands phasing out, tribute acts
a diminished Floyd signed off last year with a final album that featured posthumous contributions from keyboardist Richard Wright. For his part, the 71-year-old Waters, who wrapped up “The Wall Live Tour” in 2013, has stated that it will likely be his ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 2:08 pm
Growth plans forecast 37k new homes for
(L-R) City of Lincoln Council Leader Ric Metcalfe, Jeff Summers, Chair of the committee and Leader of West Lindsey District Council, Councillor Richard Wright, of North Kesteven District Council and Councillor Colin Davie, Executive Member for Economic ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 2:15 am
Joe Meno on 'Marvel and a Wonder'
I also wanted to explore the space between 'highbrow' and 'lowbrow' literature, so there's literary writers like Sherwood Anderson, Richard Wright, Sandra Cisneros and Stuart Dybek, along with more traditional genre writers like Sara Paretsky and Max Allan ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 1:45 am