Blake • Narratives

Story Time: Getting Jumped In the 8th Grade

September 2013 I was new to Brooklyn New York. My whole world did a 360 when I moved from a predominately white area, my family being one of the only black families in the entire town, to Canarsie, Brooklyn which is 98% Afro-Carribean/American. It was a complete culture shock for me. I went from being… Continue reading Story Time: Getting Jumped In the 8th Grade

Blake • Narratives

Losing My Best Friend: A Male Perspective

A Fictional Short Story It's like this. Think about a child. When you tell a child not to go into the cookie jar, but place the cookie jar in front of them and then walk away, they are bound to still stick their hands in it. Then when you return, you have two options. You… Continue reading Losing My Best Friend: A Male Perspective