DeMisty D. Bellinger

Trump splitting families and caging children shares pages with an awful chapter of history

Donald Trump's separation and caging of children at the border is not just reprehensible, it has a historic parallel.

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DeMisty D. Bellinger

DeMisty D. Bellinger teaches creative writing, African-American studies, and women, gender, and sexuality studies at Fitchburg State University. She has an MFA from Southampton College and a Ph.D. in English from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Her fiction and poetry have appeared in many places, including Necessary Fiction and Forklift, Ohio. DeMisty was a full fellow at the Vermont Studio Center in 2015. She lives in Massachusetts with her husband and twin daughters.

Current Affairs Wrap: Roseanne’s exit, One Nation split in twain, man who filled tub with potatoes

Lordy doo, what a week. Roseanne Barr overdosed on stupidity, One Nation split in two and one man filled a bathtub with spuds, because drugs.