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This S--- Has Got To Stop. It Just Does.

Today, more people died in a school massacre. I don’t need to publish the date, because — unless we do something NOW that first sentence will still be appropriate. 944 more words


* Love That Dog

“Love That Dog” by Sharon Creech is a great read and perfect book for introducing kids to poetry (I’d say 3rd and 4th grade would be the best fit) . 416 more words


* T is for (white) TarHeels

T is for TarHeel: A North Carolina Alphabet,” written by Carol Crane and illustrated by Gary Palmer, is an attractive book detailing famous sites, state animals/flowers, etc., and other events of note in North Carolina.   276 more words

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* Don Tate and Poet

Wow.  If you haven’t read “Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton,” written by poet and illustrator Don Tate, you have missed out!   124 more words

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On Feeling Validated

It was refreshing a few days ago to have a few different conversations with single women I know about life and love and standards of beauty. 1,055 more words


Great Expectations: Ta-Nehisi Coates Joins Forces With Marvel for 'Black Panther' Comic

Turns out Ta-Nehisi Coates, national correspondent for The Atlantic, and author of Between the World And Me is also a huge comic fan. Currently nominated for the National Book Award’s nonfiction prize, he’s also accepted the monumental task of breathing new life into Marvel’s forthcoming ‘Black Panther’ Comic.  517 more words

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Parenting Beyond Racism: Ways to Support Aspiring Children of Color

It’s OK to shine, just not too brightly if you’re a young brown Muslim in Irving, Texas.

14-year-old Ahmed Mohamed who tinkers in electronics with dreams of attending MIT, simply wanted to impress his new teachers by showing off his homemade digital clock. 821 more words

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