Does My Voice Need a Color? Platforms and Safe Spaces

By: Brandon Marquis

Times have changed for those who voice their opinion to the public. The internet is readily available to everyone and it is waiting for us to post our thoughts—in one hundred and forty characters or less. It’s a privilege to have access to a platform through which we can assert our world views. Regrettably, I… More Does My Voice Need a Color? Platforms and Safe Spaces By: Brandon Marquis

An Interview with Dr. William Jelani Cobb by Sten Spinella (2016)

This is the unedited transcript of Dr. Cobb’s interview. The edited version is printed in the Long River Review’s physical copy. Dr. William Jelani Cobb is a nationally-known intellectual who has written books, essays, and anthologies on everything from the history of hip-hop to the Cold War to racism and to current events, who has… More An Interview with Dr. William Jelani Cobb by Sten Spinella (2016)

Saying Goodbye to One of the Greats

by Emily Zimmer

“You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view … Until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.” (Atticus Finch from “To Kill A Mockingbird”) One often tries to escape the memories of their high school experience. The overcrowded hallways filled with fifteen-year-old “soul mates”… More Saying Goodbye to One of the Greats by Emily Zimmer