Racism, Sin, and Healing the American Spirit

American Lit 101

Like every other February I can remember, this is African American History Month. If I am telling the truth, I normally don’t do anything special this month other than reading the feature article or two in the news. But with the events of the past year, I’ve given this month more thought. Specifically, I keep returning to a college class on African American history I took more than a decade ago back in my home state of Ohio.

Frederick Douglass via nps.gov

Like many college students, one of my required courses for graduation was American Literature. Shortly…

MB Doyle

Former Marine. Econ Wonk. Part-time Writer. Proud Parent. Meditating Catholic. BJJ Practitioner. World Traveler. Book Lover. Veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan.

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