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BlackGirlMagic: Quvenzhané Wallis Is Now A Published Author!

Talk about achieving great things before you can even legally drive!

Four years ago at the age of 9, Quvenzhané Wallis became the youngest Oscar nominee in history for her role in Beasts of the Southern Wild, and a mere four years later she is showing the world that she do more than act. 399 more words

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Tonight on Write Stuff -- Kremlin Tide with Cortez Law III

A meeting of criminal minds with a shared hatred of America—but can the love of God and a woman prevent Armageddon?

Anastasiya Goldberg came to America to start a new life. 318 more words

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The Hood of Philly and Getting out

Most stars, actors, and influencers from Philadelphia always seemed to have one message once they left Philly, “Get out while you can”. 121 more words

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The Conscious Reader: What I Reached For This Year

Over my reading career, I’ve noticed that I don’t read many books by People of Color (POC). I don’t consciously omit them from my reading list. 374 more words

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Write Stuff Author Spotlight -- Sons of Ishmael by Unoma Nwankwor

Hello. I’m Excited. This is one of my stops during the one month tour for Sons of Ishmael Reintroduction Tour: The Danjuma Brothers by  Unoma Nwankwor.   1,879 more words

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PODCAST: Lawrence Jackson Discusses Biography of Black Author Chester Himes

In Lawrence Jackson’s monumental biography, CHESTER B. HIMES, readers are introduced to one of the most prolific and underrated Black writers of the 20th century.   Himes, who lived from 1909-1984, was the author of 17 novels and numerous short stories.  100 more words

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PODCAST: Vanessa Valdes Discusses Biography of Arturo Schomburg

In Vanessa K. Valdes new book, DIASPORIC BLACKNESS, she examines the life of Black Puerto Rican–born scholar, Arturo Alfonso Schomburg, (1874–1938) was a well-known collector and archivist whose personal library was the basis of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture at the New York Public Library. 162 more words

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