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The History of a Novel

My recent novel-in-stories, The Ada Decades, got a boost recently when PRX released an interview I did back in April with host Guy Rathbun. The interview was a great experience for me, because the radio host was so engaged with the book and with LGBT history in general. 24 more words

Gay And Lesbian

'Black' Mrs. Lurene (Dixon) Campbell 'Gives Up The Ghost'....

Once again, BlackParentSpeaks is experiencing a ‘moment’ of sadness and loneliness and anger….

My sadness and loneliness is due to the ‘passing’ of a dear dear friend and co-patriot — Mrs. 624 more words

Education

Armstrong & Charlie by Steven B. Frank

Armstrong & Charlie by Steven B. Frank. March 7, 2017. HMH Books for Young Readers, 304 p. ISBN: 9780544826083.  Int Lvl: 5-8; Rdg Lvl: 4.5. 651 more words

Fiction

The Biggest Coup in History?

Donald Trump’s Strangest Bedfellows: Part 9

The Biggest Coup in History?

This is Part 9 of a blog series titled “Donald Trump’s Strangest Bedfellows.”
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Trump Presidency

Inspired by James Baldwin

They’d gotten off on the wrong foot, and if Cam found out, there would be hell to pay. Ada needed this young man to know she wasn’t like other whites, the ones who touted their Confederate ancestors or acted like Jim Crow was still in force.

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Ruby Bridges

She is 60 years old and celebrated the 50th year reunion of her integrating the school in 2010.

The Norman Rockwell painting was entitled: “The Problem we all Live With”. 132 more words

Code for "Lesbian"

“… I still think Lillian Smith is the one to read on the topic of segregation,” Cam said. “You know Lillian Smith? Author of Strange Fruit?

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Gay And Lesbian