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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

... Meet Helen Porter Wright (88 years old) and Doris Williams (90 years old) - childhood friends since the 1st grade! They both are educators and native AUSTINITES _ from the East side!! Both attended Blackshear Elementary together. Amazing Friday. #ubettathink2019 #fridaysbelikethis🍻 #atxbougieblack #atxregalblackwomen 💋👠💄😍
Meet Former Council Woman, Or a Houston - The Lady with the Purple Hair! #blackshearelementary #fridaysbelikethis🍻 #friendlyricelegacy #atxbougieblack
Women of Austin Texas! #blackshearelementary #communitypartners #goodmorningworld🌎
...up early at the Friendly Rice Blackshear Elementary 50th Reunion. He was the Principal from 1931-1972. This is the Mural Created in his honor, by Ryan Runcie. In the community, for the community, by the community. #goodmidmorningworld #atxbougieblack
...my guests tonight at the Round Rock (Texas) Library: Austin's Black Women in Jazz Lecture Series. #ubettathink2019 #roundrockpubliclibrary #blackwomeninjazz #roundrocktexas
Round# 1 Lecture ...it's going down tonight! Austin's Africsn American Women in Jazz -Ft. Margaret Wright and Ernie Mae Miller. #blackwomeninjazz #atxbougieblack #roundrockpubliclibrary #blackarchivesmatter #thursdaynightsbelike👌
...look what I found! Mrs. Algerene M. Akins Craig was the first Black elementary school and public librarian in Texas (1930s) and organized the Blackshear Elementary School Library (Austin, TX) with limited resources. She was a graduate of Prairie View A&M University and received her library science certification at the University of Southern California. She will be honored on May 1st at the Carver Museum in an Exhibition - I had the opportunity to Co- Curate!!! Amazing history #ubettathink2019 #allmyfriendsreadbooks #21stcenturyabolitionist #blackarchivesmatter #blacklibrariansrock
#thisveryinstant ##ubettathink2019 #thursdaynightsbelike👌 #realcool
: My 2019 Texas Library Association Annual Conference Experience #thelibrarylife #atxbougieblack #ubettathink2019 #allmyfriendsreadbooks
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