The Prism Viewpoint

Exploring Life as an Ally, Writer, Future Lawyer/Politician

Traditional Literacies and the [Your]Self

Inspired by the writing style of Keith Gilyard in Voices of the Self: A Study of Language Competence, I want to share a little anecdote about myself and my experiences with … Continue reading

February 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Survival Games: African American Literacies

So over the past couple of posts, we’ve been discussing African American literacies. What literacy is in general, how the definition has changed over the past couple of years, and … Continue reading

February 8, 2018 · Leave a comment

Talkin and Testifyin…Black Semantics

  #BlackHistoryMonth So I’m a English grad student and I’m in this class about African American Literacies. So our professor had us read this book this week called “Talkin and … Continue reading

February 1, 2018 · 1 Comment


Whenever is said or heard the word “literacy,” I believed that it meant dealing with reading and writing; that it was the type of thing that would be associated with … Continue reading

January 25, 2018 · 1 Comment

Tragedy, Terror, Loss, Victim, Crime, Violence…

“I am so sorry. I am so disgusted. I’m afraid of our country, of what our people are becoming, of what the [our] future will hold, and of my not … Continue reading

June 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Summer ’16

This summer is one that I’m actually looking forward to for the first time in life. I was able to snag a internship with the New York Hotel Trades council, … Continue reading

May 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Changes Part 2

Hey guys! At this point, I’m not sure how many of you I still have reading, but thank you for sticking out this new experience with me. This is to … Continue reading

March 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Happy New Year!

Hello all, I know I have been certifiably M.I.A. for a good long while, and I would like to apologize for that. As you may know, I was abroad for … Continue reading

January 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

One Word Challenge/ What’s Happening Update

Ciao! So, I owe you guys a huge explanation for why I have not been active for so long, but first I would like to apologize. There has been A … Continue reading

September 4, 2015 · 1 Comment

Bernie For President!

What are your thoughts, who are you leaning towards?

July 12, 2015 · Leave a comment


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