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Dear April, I Ain’t Nobody’s Fool

I am unconventional I am different in every way It is hard for me to bend I am what I thought I did not understand about Mrs. Smith _ Zadie I care not to please man I care to take on something bigger than myself and if the world does not understand it they never … Continue reading

The Future: BLACK GIRLS & Art Movements

Tonight at 7:54 PM EST there’s an epic music revolution that will enter in our psyches. Stop whatever you are doing, and witness it. Music’s electromagnetic Janelle Monáe and Erykah Badu have teamed up to produce a hot new track (another will be on the way soon). If you visit Janelle Monáe’s website there’s a poem that … Continue reading

Social Rants

...motivation to begin writing my 1st scholarly book about five African American WOMEN librarians/cultural revolutionaries from Texas! I am in awe of this journey and nervous as hell!!! #bossy😉💯 #borntowriteforlife #iwriteaboutblackfolk #ubettathink2018 #allmyfriendsreadbooks #21stcenturyabolitionist
...a sigh of relief! I just completed/turned in my 3rd biographical sketch this year to be published about the life of Marion Vera Cuthbert (1896-1989) in the Encyclopedia of the Harlem Reniassance. I had the pleasure of also writing about Dr. Fannie Hagen Emanuel (1871-1934) and Josephine Beall Willson Bruce (1853-1923). I learned so much about their lives as writers, scholars, and activists! Honored tonight, indeed!!! #ubettathink2018 #allmyfriendsreadbooks #21stcenturyabolitionist #iwriteaboutblackpeopleandblacklife
...i will be giving out FREE copies of The Negro National Anthem: "Lift Every Voice and Sing" on MLK Day and at the MLK DAY PARADE in Austin, Texas at our vendor's booth... and during the entire month of February at the Austin History Center! For now memorize the words!#ubettathink2018 #allmyfriendsreadbooks #21stcenturyabolitionist #blackhistorymatters📚
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