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Before Black History Month Ends: Take Time to be Charmed by the Queen of Katwe

Have you seen Disney’s Queen of Katwe?
It’s a perfect movie for celebrating Black History Month! Queen of Katwe is a glowing tribute to the brilliance and beauty… 573 more words


Markus, Doc Team

Hi, I’m Markus from Regensburg, which is only 100 km from Nuremberg, but there is a lot of traditions that are completely different from Franconia. I am team lead of the documentation team, and we are located in the first floor of the East wing. 564 more words


Dodge: Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, and the Wildest Town in the American West

I recevied a free Kindle copy of this book courtesy of Net Galley and St. Martins Press, the publisher. It was in exchange for a review posted on Net Galley, Goodreads, Amazon and my history review blog. 173 more words


African American History Biographies, part 2

Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat by Javaka Steptoe
Jean-Michael Basquiat and his unique, collage-style paintings rocked to fame in the 1980s as a cultural phenomenon unlike anything the art work had ever seen. 574 more words

Readers' Advisory

Amanda Parisse

I’m a first year majoring in Communications with a minor in Peace Studies. I hail from Los Angeles, California. I strongly believe that every news  story has two sides. 25 more words

Biographies: Black Men in Picture books

Tiny Stitches: The Life of Medical Pioneer Vivien Thomas by Gwendolyn Hooks and Colin Bootman (Lee and Low; 2016)
Tiny Stitches is as much a history of modern medicine as it is a children’s biography of Vivien Thomas. 627 more words

Me Being Me

If I could write 5 autobiographies...

If I had to choose 5 people to write biographies on, with full access to all the details of their lives my choices would be… 220 more words