Life and Death, Death-in-Life

When writing, observation and listening skills become essential. Using words to reconstruct images is a gift and a duty.With such a responsibility I remember a story from many years ago. I met F. in tears in the sea of ​​her blood. I met her while she, desperate, was asking for forgiveness from her husband who had taken her to the hospital.F. had lost the child … Continua a leggere Life and Death, Death-in-Life

Respect Words

Respect words, words are bonds, they are bridges that weaken and collapse under the weight of that hunger and thirst for power that satisfies only personal greed, under the load of those false needs that flaunt self-power and mockery towards those who know necessity and need what it is. Words, however, are also hooks that fish among the rights betrayed the honest voices of those … Continua a leggere Respect Words

W.E.B. Du Bois: The Souls Of Black Folk

“The Souls of Black Folk” (Oxford World’s Classics, 2008) by W.E.B. Du Bois, published for the first time in April 1903, continues to have a fundamental content in the light of modern but never dormant racial hatreds, discrimination, hostile gaze towards the difference in skin colorThe author, sociologist, historian, essayist, poet, with an attentive and far-sighted gaze, studies the Afro-American condition without ever expressing himself … Continua a leggere W.E.B. Du Bois: The Souls Of Black Folk