“Strange Fruit” was a controversial song about lynching, recorded by Billie Holiday in 1939. The lyrics were from a poem by Meeropol. Going to deeper focus beyond the song itself is the acquiescence of a backdrop for what lynching represents. After … Continue reading The Three-Fifths Magazine Theme for May is Strange Fruit.
By Carl McRoy Legendary boxing champ, “Iron” Mike Tyson, recently launched a new brand of snacks. “Mike Bites” are earlobe-shaped marijuana edibles with a bite missing from the ear –a painfully obvious reference to when he bit Evander Holyfield’s ear … Continue reading Mike Bites Strange Fruit
The April Anniversary issue. It has been quite a year for Three-Fifths Magazine. However, the best is yet to come. This year we will invest heavily in sounding a clarion call through truth-telling to all generations by uplifting, inspiration, and … Continue reading The April Anniversary Issue’s Theme is “I Believe Children are our future; teach them well, and let them lead the way.”
““Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it.” — Proverbs 22:6 NIV As the resident Poet here at Three Fifths Magazine, I situate my offerings to you … Continue reading Train Up A Child and Let Them Lead The Way￼
Talk to anybody about children, and you’ll soon discover that people hold to some general truths about how children should be raised and treated. Almost everyone will say that children must be cherished and loved and cared for, and that … Continue reading The Orchards of America
It is April, and the Easter egg hunt is drawing nigh. The eggs are fitly prepared with the infilling of sweetness, and aromas from the most delectable nuggets and treats, give or take a coin or two. The excitement builds … Continue reading Learning to Love Yourself