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A Clever Wordsmith: Saying Goodbye to J. California Cooper

J. California Cooper, the Berkeley-born author and playwright whose honors include the American Book Award, the Black Playwright of the Year award and the James Baldwin Writing Award, has died at age 82. 7 more words

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Street Lit: Is That All Black Authors Can Write?

I was on my way to Wendy’s to pick up my brother, when I took a detour to Walmart to do a little shopping. Since I had about an hour to spare, browsing the shelves in Walmart sounded like a better option than wasting gas sitting in the Wendy’s parking lot waiting for my brother, or worse, going inside to buy something not on my diet. 659 more words

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