Reading: The Act of Existential Rebellion

Reading lets us rebel against the greatest degradation: being a slave of one’s age.

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Richard Wright escaped poverty and the South by taking the northbound to Chicago in 1927. He wrote about it his semi-autobiographical, Black Boy.

A Catholic had loaned Wright his library card, which Wright used to read H. L…



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Eric Scheske

Former editor of Gilbert Mag and columnist for NC Register. Freelance for many print pubs. Publishes here every Monday, plus. Paid Medium Member.