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Truth Is on Its Way

In the 1970s, poet Nikki Giovanni was called “The Princess of Black Poetry.” She was friends with Angela Davis and James Baldwin, and appeared on magazine covers wearing radical fashions to match her lyrical, uplifting messages. Today, she’s a professor…
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WED 11/5 In 1973, Marianne Carus was deep into the world of editing children's books when she had a hunch. Some research proved her speculation correct: No children's magazines offered original stories, not a single one. Realizing that she was…
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Best Bookstore to Find African-American Authors

Despite the recent explosion of new African-American storytellers on the scene, trying to find books by and about African-Americans can be a true test of one's investigative skill. In many bookstores, you may find that small corner marked "African-American," with…
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wednesday february 28 Eyes, Knees, Groin, Throat The 1993 rape and murder of Gits singer Mia Zapata sparked the formation of Home Alive, a Seattle-based nonprofit organization that offers free workshops, lectures, and self-defense classes for women. A new major-label…
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