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July 11, 2014 at 9:06pm
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July 7, 2014 at 6:47pm
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Happy Birthday Margaret Walker!

Happy Birthday Margaret Walker!

“For My People” is one of those literary works that will be studied for years to come.  This piece sits next to “A Dream Deferred” and “Phenomenal Woman” on your book shelves.  The credit for this timeless work of art goes to Dr. Margaret Walker.

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During the 1970′s, Dr. Walker was the first of a generation of women who began to seek that their works get published.  Her second novel, Jubilee, is…

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June 29, 2014 at 8:06am
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June 24, 2014 at 8:04am
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June 23, 2014 at 5:47am
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Happy Birthday Katherine Dunham! http://wp.me/s1ykNJ-dunham

Katherine Dunham was a dancer, choreographer, social activist and educator. She had a successful dance career domestically and internationally during the 20th century.

Happy Birthday Katherine Dunham! http://wp.me/s1ykNJ-dunham

Katherine Dunham was a dancer, choreographer, social activist and educator. She had a successful dance career domestically and internationally during the 20th century.

June 22, 2014 at 6:16am
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I LOVE summer!

I LOVE summer!

June 20, 2014 at 12:53pm
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Freedom Summer 50 Years Later

Freedom Summer 50 Years Later

I’m sure it related to them wanting to feel human. Or perhaps be recognized for breath. That stuff that holds shoulders high and chins parallel to horizons. Yearning for something opposite of sleeping with one eye open. The word next to God was “freedom”. If we re-member correctly, it still should be.

On the heels of so many other campaigns such as Little Rock’s desegregation of schools.…

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June 15, 2014 at 4:13pm
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Kenny the Leo

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4:11pm
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Chapters of my Dad

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June 3, 2014 at 8:42am
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Mother Maya

Mother Maya