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Muhammad Ali, Cassius Clay, The Greatest

This image gallery features some of my favorite moments that captured the spirit and soul of Muhammad Ali a political poet, humanitarian, comedienne, athlete and father, and leader. The audacious blazer of many trails died on June 3, 2016. From INDEPENDENT LENS View: The Trials of Muhammad Ali Video duration: 1:25:31 | Expires: 06/28/16 Rating: … Continue reading

The Real Nina Simone Online Listening Tribute: I Put A Spell On You

In protest regarding the legacy of Nina Simone | Nina Simone’s family asks fans to hold listening parties instead of watching the biopic starring Zoe Saldana! “To most white people, jazz means black and jazz means dirt, and that’s not what I play. I play black classical music.” ~Nina Simone Date: Today, May 22, 2016  … Continue reading

My presentation is at 3pm CST! 
Local: McCormick Place | Rm# W178A
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#chicago #muggyweather #itstheweekendbaby ....finished Art & Lies by Jeannette Winterson... Now reading When I Get Where I'm Going, by Cheryl Robinson.
#allmyfriendsreadbooks Great Archway | The Louie
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#21stcenturyabolitionist A moment of silence for Albert Johnson (aka Prodigy) 1974-2017. Artwork By abigalsouthworth
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#allmyfriendsreadbooks #21stcenturyabolitionist "Only God Can Judge Me" -Tupac Amaru Shakur (1971 - 1996) jay-z-word-art
By Sean Wiiliams Know Your History! Read the entire article about Library Sit-In's here:
www.americanlibrariesmagazine.org
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#allmyfriendsreadbooks #21stcenturyabolitionist ...I will see U in Chicago next week. Buy a book and then read it. $20.00 a book - limited copies available!!!!
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#ubettathink2017 #allmyfriendsreadbooks #21stcenturyabolitionist Roxy Blue has been sick for two days. I finally got her to eat and she is coming back to herself. I keep telling Ms. Blue she can't eat everything on the ground. I know, she is  grown now... But we been going strong for 5 years. I need five more with this one!!!! ♡ #roxybluethediva #inmymailboxtoday😍 
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#sexylibrariansrock My mother transitioned on this day in June 2015. I will forever be grateful for her love, strength, and resilience.  She indeed was a WILDFLOWER. I love u Mom -until the end of the skies... and there is no end. 
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