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Fake Crying at Uncle Ellis’s Funeral (A Short Story)

At Uncle Ellis’s funeral, Marvin hated wearing his nice-nephew mask. Yet, this mask was a necessity. As light brown-skinned Elder Hollingsworth gave the eulogy, Marvin sniffled and pretended wiping away a tear. Sitting next to him, Aunt Gwendolyn patted Marvin’s … Continue reading

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Drinking with a Cracker (A Short Story)

With his brown skin and long dreadlocks, Frankie realized he stood out among the white bar crowd. Yet, he didn’t give a damn. As he sat alone at the bar counter, the only thing Frankie cared about was enjoying his … Continue reading

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