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Toni Morrison and Malcolm X On Mike Brown and the Police In Ferguson

What’s happening in Ferguson, Missouri around the killing of unarmed teenager Mike Brown is playing out according to a familiar script. The timeline of events and reaction by local and national authorities are so predictable that they don’t even require new analysis.  113 more words

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Toni Morrison and Malcolm X On Mike Brown and the Police In Ferguson

What’s happening in Ferguson, Missouri around the killing of unarmed teenager Mike Brown is playing out according to a familiar script. The timeline of events and reaction by local and national authorities are so predictable that they don’t even require new analysis.  113 more words

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Toni Morrison and Malcolm X On Mike Brown and the Police In Ferguson

What’s happening in Ferguson, Missouri around the killing of unarmed teenager Mike Brown is playing out according to a familiar script. The timeline of events and reaction by local and national authorities are so predictable that they don’t even require new analysis.  113 more words

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Toni Morrison and Malcolm X On Mike Brown and the Police In Ferguson

What’s happening in Ferguson, Missouri around the killing of unarmed teenager Mike Brown is playing out according to a familiar script. The timeline of events and reaction by local and national authorities are so predictable that they don’t even require new analysis.  113 more words

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Toni Morrison and Malcolm X On Mike Brown and the Police In Ferguson

What’s happening in Ferguson, Missouri around the killing of unarmed teenager Mike Brown is playing out according to a familiar script. The timeline of events and reaction by local and national authorities are so predictable that they don’t even require new analysis.  113 more words

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Thoughts on Writing

I always feel a little bit scared every time I start planning and writing something. I fall in love with my characters, feel their heartaches, and then pray, while I’m writing, that I actually get the story I’ve been feeling inside, out and onto paper. 305 more words

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Being there before it arrives

‘Recently I was talking to a writer who described something she did whenever she moved to her writing table. I don’t remember exactly what the gesture was – there is something on her desk that she touches before she hits the computer keyboard – but we began to talk about little rituals that one goes through before beginning to write. 135 more words

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