Quote of the Week – from Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson

This is an excerpt from the poem February 12, 1963:  I am born as the South explodes, too many people too many years enslaved, then emancipated but not free, the people who look like me keep fighting and marching and getting killed so  that today - February 12, 1963 and everyday from this moment on, brown... Continue Reading →

Quote of the Week – Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Every February my classmates and I were herded into assemblies for a ritual review of the Civil Rights Movement. Our teachers urged us toward the example of freedom marchers, Freedom Riders, and Freedom Summers, and it seemed that the month could not pass without a series of films dedicated to the glories of being beaten... Continue Reading →

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