Pages

Links to samples of some of my recent work:


Current:

America! Your day of reckoning is imminent…Taking our land back

https://aundra-willis.medium.com/america-your-day-of-reckoning-is-imminent-8ce00518ab40

“When will it become a crime in America…?”

https://aundra-willis.medium.com/when-will-it-become-a-crime-in-america-af3ff288820

53 Years Ago: April 9, 1968 - The Funeral of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

https://aundra-willis.medium.com/53-years-ago-april-9-1968-bffe901c7b18

Lynching With Guns

https://aundrawilliscarrasco.tumblr.com/post/96204611068

Grieving Mothers of Black Sons

https://aundra-willis.medium.com/the-grief-of-mothers-of-black-sons-8ceb8e816538

Systemic Racism in America: Then and Now

https://aundra-willis.medium.com/systemic-racism-in-america-8db7901e51fc

History:

On The Shoulders of Giants

https://aundra-willis.medium.com/on-the-shoulders-of-giants-e16372d4b0f5

C.T. Vivian: Civil Rights Pioneer – Living Legend

https://aundrawilliscarrasco.tumblr.com/post/127548127938/ct-vivian-civil-rights-pioneer-living-legend

Stolen Land: Exposing America’s Historical Amnesia

https://aundra-willis.medium.com/stolen-land-exposing-americas-historical-amnesia-a724174da782

11/22/63: Where I Was

https://aundrawilliscarrasco.tumblr.com/post/67242366362/november-22-1963-where-i-was

1963 at 50: Looking Back

https://aundrawilliscarrasco.tumblr.com/post/57416096311/summer-of-63

My Mother’s Friend, Mrs. Rosa

https://aundra-willis.medium.com/my-mothers-friend-mrs-rosa-cd49a841bd3f

From Classroom To A Place In History

https://medium.com/@aundra.willis/from-classroom-to-a-place-in-history-8c8bf41f8c0e

Mrs. Rosa, My Mother’s Friend

https://medium.com/@aundra.willis/my-mothers-friend-mrs-rosa-cd49a841bd3f

Sixty-Four Years After the Montgomery Bus Boycott The City Leads The Way Again

https://aundra-willis.medium.com/64-years-after-the-montgomery-bus-boycott-the-city-leads-the-way-again-9ad12f9f395a

Zora and Cudjo A Slave Narrative Publication Long-Delayed

https://aundra-willis.medium.com/zora-and-cudjo-a-slave-narrative-publication-long-delayed-addac9a58853

Revisiting The I Have A Dream Speech

https://aundra-willis.medium.com/revisiting-the-i-have-a-dream-speech-38717d3b0e0b

56 Years Ago Today: The 1963 March on Washington

https://aundra-willis.medium.com/56-years-ago-today-the-1963-march-on-washington-b7925864a90f

August 28, 1963

https://aundrawilliscarrasco.tumblr.com/post/58035707648/august-28-1963

Monday, December 5, 1955: When Montgomery Walked

https://aundrawilliscarrasco.tumblr.com/post/154114954648/monday-december-5-1955-when-montgomery

April, 1963 — The Beginning of A Long Hot Summer

https://aundra-willis.medium.com/april-1963-the-beginning-of-a-long-hot-summer-a67ece0540a

When Ali Was King

https://aundra-willis.medium.com/muhammad-ali-when-he-was-king-1427a326c7bd

Myrlie Evers: “More than the widow of…”

https://aundra-willis.medium.com/myrlie-evers-more-than-the-widow-of-955d03118a15

64 Years After the Montgomery Bus Boycott The City Leads The Way Again

https://medium.com/@aundra.willis/64-years-after-the-montgomery-bus-boycott-the-city-leads-the-way-again-9ad12f9f395a

November 22, 1963: Where I Was

https://aundra-willis.medium.com/november-22-1963-where-i-was-567ffae0d299

Revisiting The I Have A Dream Speech

https://medium.com/@aundra.willis/revisiting-the-i-have-a-dream-speech-38717d3b0e0b

53 Years Ago: April 9, 1968

https://aundra-willis.medium.com/53-years-ago-april-9-1968-bffe901c7b18

When Montgomery Walked…

https://aundrawilliscarrasco.tumblr.com/post/56126711617/when-montgomery-walked

One Hundred and Fifty Years

https://aundrawilliscarrasco.tumblr.com/post/55674853194/one-hundred-and-fifty-years

June 11, 1963

https://aundrawilliscarrasco.tumblr.com/post/52693659816/june-11-1963

The Great March on Detroit: June 23, 1963

https://aundrawilliscarrasco.tumblr.com/post/53663709036/detroit-sunday-june-23-1963

How I Remember Mrs. Rosa Parks

https://aundrawilliscarrasco.tumblr.com/post/42259875385/i-remember-rosa-parks

My Brother, Winston E. Willis:

Young Winston: The Price of Black$ Power in the 1960s

https://aundrawilliscarrasco.tumblr.com/post/60052944914/a-defiant-life-winston-e-willis-and-the-price-of

105th and Euclid: The Winston Willis Story

https://aundra-willis.medium.com/105th-and-euclid-the-winston-willis-story-ecdbb2778b2d

The Social Network of the 1970s

https://aundrawilliscarrasco.tumblr.com/post/119267832948/the-social-network-of-the-1970s

First Do No Harm: The Taking of 105th and Euclid

https://aundra-willis.medium.com/first-do-no-harm-the-taking-of-105th-and-euclid-5bd29cd501e4

The Closed Doors of Justice

https://aundra-willis.medium.com/the-closed-doors-of-justice-caf8ba67f1d3

“When will it become a crime in America…?”

https://aundra-willis.medium.com/when-will-it-become-a-crime-in-america-af3ff288820

What Lies Beneath

https://aundrawilliscarrasco.tumblr.com/post/163264148778/what-lies-beneath

Voices From Cleveland…Past and Present 1973, 1979, 2015

https://aundrawilliscarrasco.tumblr.com/post/137941591093/voices-from-cleveland-past-and-present-1973

Voting Rights:

Voting Rights: The Fight Continues

https://aundrawilliscarrasco.tumblr.com/post/56923452762/voting-rights-the-fight-continues

History Lesson for Non-Voters

https://aundra-willis.medium.com/a-history-lesson-for-non-voters-95d957077966

We Must Never Forget

https://aundrawilliscarrasco.tumblr.com/post/35727218875/we-must-not-forget

If I Could’ve Voted at 16

https://aundra-willis.medium.com/if-i-could-have-voted-at-16-a-1940s-war-baby-champions-the-h-r-69b1b2aa9d8d

Voting Rights Then and Now

https://aundrawilliscarrasco.tumblr.com/post/54238792611/voting-rights-then-and-now

Alabama, After All These Years

https://aundrawilliscarrasco.tumblr.com/post/130799944103/alabama-after-all-these-years-the-struggle-for

A New Generation of Foot Soldiers

https://aundrawilliscarrasco.tumblr.com/post/35117006954/a-new-generation-of-footsoldiers

Restoring the Protections of the Voting Rights Act

https://aundrawilliscarrasco.tumblr.com/post/128459311558/restore-the-protections-of-the-voting-rights-act

The Supremes Disappoint

https://aundrawilliscarrasco.tumblr.com/post/53910152207/the-supremes-disappoint-but-dissenting-opinion

Anticipation: Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act

https://aundrawilliscarrasco.tumblr.com/post/53627970839/anticipation-section-5-of-the-1965-voting-rights

Politics:

The History We Made Together

https://aundrawilliscarrasco.tumblr.com/post/35260671843/remembering

From Hawaii to Washington

https://aundrawilliscarrasco.tumblr.com/post/34933013816/from-hawaii-to-washington

Trump: The Greatest Con Job In American History

https://aundrawilliscarrasco.tumblr.com/post/150049151563/trump-the-greatest-con-job-in-american-history

Thank You Mr. President

https://aundrawilliscarrasco.tumblr.com/post/135559447018/thank-you-mr-president

“Falsus in uno, falsus in omnibus”…

https://aundra-willis.medium.com/falsus-in-uno-falsus-in-omnibus-926130b217df

Race Relations:

Systemic Racism Then and Now

https://aundra-willis.medium.com/systemic-racism-in-america-8db7901e51fc

Racially-Motivated Mass Murder And Our Lingering Question…

https://aundrawilliscarrasco.tumblr.com/post/121936258013/racially-motivated-mass-murder-and-our-lingering

Fear of the Black Man

https://aundrawilliscarrasco.tumblr.com/post/103968037083/fear-of-the-black-man

…One Picture Speaks a Thousand Words

https://aundrawilliscarrasco.tumblr.com/post/103792054873/one-picture-speaks-a-thousand-words

What Happened to Sandra Bland?

https://aundrawilliscarrasco.tumblr.com/post/124824561023/what-happened-to-sandra-bland

60 Years Later: ‘With All Deliberate Speed’

https://aundrawilliscarrasco.tumblr.com/post/85990084938/60-years-later-with-all-deliberate-speed

Race Matters

https://aundrawilliscarrasco.tumblr.com/post/83800305660/race-matters

Acquitted…

https://aundrawilliscarrasco.tumblr.com/post/56823353671/acquitted

“Not Guilty”: A Modern Day Lynching

https://aundrawilliscarrasco.tumblr.com/post/56321217258/not-guilty-a-modern-day-lynching

What Now America?

https://aundrawilliscarrasco.tumblr.com/post/55489591907/what-now-america

Women’s Issues:

Air Quotes” Debunking the Myth of “the strong Black Woman”

https://aundrawilliscarrasco.tumblr.com/post/34784924984

Anita Hill is owed an apology, and the line forms to the Right

https://aundrawilliscarrasco.tumblr.com/post/167404279088/anita-hill-is-owed-an-apology-and-the-line-forms

Recy Taylor and the “Me Too” Moment of the Civil Rights Movement

https://medium.com/@aundra.willis/recy-taylor-and-the-me-too-moment-of-the-civil-rights-movement-bc6180cf0cff

The Right To Bare Arms

https://aundrawilliscarrasco.tumblr.com/post/35898622728/the-right-to-bare-arms

Female Television News Anchors: Serious Journalists or Hot News Babes, Bimbos/Bimbettes?

https://aundrawilliscarrasco.tumblr.com/post/55395609836/female-television-news-anchors-serious

Remembering Minnie Riperton

https://aundra-willis.medium.com/remembering-minnie-riperton-722b0b8e793f

Lucille Clifton: Their Mother’s Voice

https://aundra-willis.medium.com/lucille-clifton-their-mothers-voice-81724c336daa

Tina Turner: An Eyewitness to her Miraculous Transformation

https://aundra-willis.medium.com/eyewitness-to-the-miraculoustransformation-of-tina-turner-e8e1c2494b0d

Unsung: Channeling My Mother

https://aundra-willis.medium.com/unsung-channeling-my-mother-e8fb444217d5

The Second Oldest Profession

https://aundra-willis.medium.com/the-second-oldest-profession-e5199417f4a0

The War on Women

https://aundrawilliscarrasco.tumblr.com/post/35055302585/the-war-on-women

Personal:

Me

https://aundrawilliscarrasco.tumblr.com/post/34540032945/me

Women of Words, Words of Inspiration

https://aundrawilliscarrasco.tumblr.com/post/34347548944/the-wall

Spirit Muse

https://aundrawilliscarrasco.tumblr.com/post/34697178536/spirit-muse

My space is still my space, and solitude is my religion

https://aundra-willis.medium.com/solitude-my-space-is-still-my-space-and-solitude-is-my-religion-de26d50f75bd

In the wee small hours of the morning…

https://aundra-willis.medium.com/in-the-wee-small-hours-of-the-morning-2176e35d321b

The Solitude of Space

https://aundrawilliscarrasco.tumblr.com/post/34282809031/my-space

My Favorite Place to Write

https://aundrawilliscarrasco.tumblr.com/post/34404467131/my-favorite-place

December 10th — Born On This Day, Emily Dickinson and Me

https://aundra-willis.medium.com/december-10th-born-on-this-day-emily-dickinson-and-me-f081ff91cef9

A Chance Encounter With My Favorite Director

https://aundrawilliscarrasco.tumblr.com/post/36806493773/a-chance-encounter-with-my-favorite-director

Since You Went Away…

https://aundra-willis.medium.com/since-you-went-away-bf1a84b41c3a

Serendipity

https://aundrawilliscarrasco.tumblr.com/post/32995213435/serendipity

September 30, 1955

https://aundrawilliscarrasco.tumblr.com/post/165878217113/september-30-1955

Ruby Red Lipstick and Natalie Wood Eyebrows

https://aundra-willis.medium.com/ruby-red-lipstick-and-natalie-wood-eyebrows-c1f21656c414

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