Karl A. Armistad is the pseudonym for Andrew R. Little. I prefer writing under this as it allows me to look at any body of work I complete separate to my personal day-to-existence, and safe-guards my relationships and family.
Black Woman, Black Sista, Black Mother, Black Teacher
I am dedicating this piece to a woman that embodies the struggles of black Women everywhere, and their ability to turn negative challenges into positive Lifel essons and ultimately global success. Congratulations to Judge Ketanji Brown-Jackson for making history as the 1st black woman nominated to the United States of America’s Supreme Court (SCOTUS), representing the voices of Millions and giving hope to little black girls across the world.
Living His Dream (Being An Advocate for Change like Martin L. King Jr.)
“I refuse to accept the view that mankind s so bound to the starless midnight of racism and war, that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality. I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word”[Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.]
Le Plus Grand Amours Si Tout: (The Greatest Love of All) Open Letter to Vera L. Wright & Whitney Houston.
In 1984, the legendary global R&B Icon Whitney Houston recorded a track called ‘The Greatest Love of All” which was released in 1986. It was a major hit and propelled Whitney further upward on her star-studded path, topping the music charts in the U.S.A, Australia & Canada while achieving top 20 status in most countries across the world.
Village Secret (The Racist Killing of Reginald Johnson)
1. A Rocky Beginning Not many people across the whole of Scotland wanted this story told, but for the life of Me, I felt society owed it to Reginald Johnson to have some kind of true account recorded of how it came to be, that he was brutally killed one tragically magical moon-lit May night, in a then little known village in the Scottish Highlands.
L’amour vaut La’ Piene D’attendre’ (Love Worth Waiting For)
1 in 45,000,000; looking at it Laurence thought he stood more of a chance of dying than this miracle happening to Him. For 26 years he carried this dream with him, like the prayer of faith David carried buried safely in his heart before he stood against the mighty Goliath.