By Henry Louis Gates Jr. 9 min read
Author and professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. reveals the little-known improvisation of Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'I Have a Dream' speech.
By Tom Blunt 5 min read
Banned Books Week is here to once again remind us of the importance of free speech and the dangers of censorship, and these 16 quotes can assist.
By Lorraine Berry 11 min read
These are some of the best essay collections worth your time, covering issues of politics, race, society, nature, religion, relationships, and beyond.
By Cara Cannella 4 min read
Editor's note: This post is the second in a series about books by nonfiction writer and teacher William Zinsser. In a previous post, we covered On Writing Well, and in upcoming posts, we'll cover Writing Places: The Life Journey of a Writer and Teacher and Writing About Your Life: A Journey into the Past.