The Fourth of July is a day we Americans group to celebrate with gunpowder. But I wonder what we’re celebrating. Perhaps a denial of the truth.
John S. Blake
John S. Blake is a cisgender, African American writer, poet, activist, and youth advocate originally from New York City. He’s currently studying African American Studies and English, with concentrations in Gender/Sexuality, Sociology, and Creative Writing, aiming for his Masters in Education at Virginia Commonwealth University. He facilitates creative writing and intersectionality workshops nationwide.