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COLUMBIA NOT COLOMBIA - LEARNING HOW NOT TO WRITE (1975-1981) - Part II

I really don’t know how I lived back in those days on the little money I had to spend. Not ever being someone with lots of disposable cash during the years I was learning to write poems, I tended to drink a lot of pitcher beer at pubs that were just basically fenced in car lots (Texas) and later, at the dreaded West End Bar on Broadway at 113th Street (New York).   1,890 more words

Columbia University

August 31 African American Historical Events

* Today in Black History – August 31 *

1935 – Eldridge Cleaver is born in Wabaseka, Arkansas. He will join
the Black Panther Party in 1967, becoming its Minister of… 427 more words

African American History