What are you, anyway?

Abigail Curtis Belfast, ME I am an American mutt! Dominican, middle eastern, white. I don’t think these words are said with hostility, but they always make me stop and think.

A peculiar sensation, this double-consciousness

Carolyn Ash Denver, CO In the opening chapter of his book The Souls of Black Folk, W. E. B. Du Bois describes double consciousness as follows: “One ever feels his two-ness,—an American, a Negro; two souls, two thoughts, two unreconciled strivings; two warring ideals in one dark body, whose dogged strength alone keeps it from […]