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In the 1820s, few Americans could imagine a viable future for black children. Even abolitionists saw just two options for African American youth: permanent subjection or exile. Educated for Freedom tells the story of James McCune Smith and Henry Highland Garnet, two black children who came of age and into freedom as their country struggled to grow from a slave nation into a free country. Smith and Garnet met as schoolboys at the Mulberry Street New York African Free School, an educational experiment created by founding fathers who believed in freedom's power to transform the country. Smith and Garnet's achievements were near-miraculous in a nation that refused to acknowledge black talent or potential. The sons of enslaved mothers, these schoolboy friends would go on to travel the world, meet Revolutionary War heroes, publish in medical journals, address Congress, and speak before cheering crowds of thousands. The lessons they took from their days at the New York African Free School #2 shed light on how antebellum Americans viewed black children as symbols of America's possible future. The story of their lives, their work, and their friendship testifies to the imagination and activism of the free black community that shaped the national journey toward freedom.Show more
This is a special audio-only production! Turn down the lights. Let a candle flicker in the dark. Curl up for some spooky tales about ghosts and things unseen. This creepy collection of stories includes classic and modern spins on stories of the dead. There are tales of haunted houses, and haunted individuals. Of places that are beyond the realm of the ordinary. And, of course, the things that go bump in the night. Written by eleven talented writers and performed by engaging narrators. Stories include: "The House" by Tanya Eby. "Performed by Rhett Samuel Price. "She is by the Window" by Anthony Addis. Performed by Marni Coleman. "The Rabbit Hole" by Jack Soren. Performed by Hillary Huber. "Geiststurm" by MK Gibson. Performed by Kyle Tait. "Mr. Goat" by Matt Godfrey. Performed by Amy Landon. "Dreams In Black Static" by Ambrose Ibsen. Performed by Joe Hempel. "The Family Ghost" by Susan C. Hunter. Performed by Holly Palance. "Wendigo" by Molly Coyle. Performed by Lauren Ezzo. "The Clockmaker" by Beth Green. Performed by Danielle Cohen. "The Whimsy" by Petrea Burchard. Performed by Rachel Jacobs. "Starlight Mile" by David Hulegaard. Performed by Tim Campbell. Original artwork for the cover created by Molly Coyle. Produced by Blunder Woman Productions. Copyright 2019.Show more
An African-American teenager's alienation is taken to the extreme in this cross-genre prequel to the Eve of Light series. An utterly surreal and bizarre work of Dark Metaphysical Fantasy. Deep down, Robert Goldner knows he's a mistake. His mother told him so when he was just five years old. But he never found the courage to ask just what she meant before she was murdered under mysterious circumstances on his eleventh birthday. Now, on the eve of his seventeenth birthday, Robert is dead set on becoming a Virginia high school state wrestling champion in order to redeem himself once and for all, reversing whatever curse his mother saw within him. One of the few blacks on a predominantly redneck team, Robert has struggled for years to remain clear-headed and independent in a school divided by race and conquered by cliques. But when something from Beyond takes possession of his body and mind, wrestling with his very soul, he may find his "birthday" to be a gateway to a horrifying truth about himself and the fundamental nature of Reality. Incorporating several subgenres of horror--including body, psychological, extreme, metaphysical, and weird--BloodLight is not for the casual reader. Strongly recommended for those already familiar with the Eve of Light series.Show more