African Proverbs-Inspirational Proverbs from the Authors of Lifelines: The Black Book of Proverbs Find out more at www.LifelinesProverbs.com
Hey all, today I want to share with you one of my favorite poems by Lucille Clifton, an empowering poem. a classic. see below. Peace, Kristin
The 25% discount on all purchases made this week Ends Tonight at midnight. ENTER THE STORE Pens Up Press is an independent publishing company and online bookstore made to empower activists, artists, writers, and communities of color with books as change-agents BOOKSTORE TITLES There Was a Country: A Personal History of Biafra by Chinua Achebe – $10 Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe – $8 I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou – $7 Wouldn’t Take Nothing for My Journey Now by Maya Angelou – $7 Letter to My Daughter by Maya Angelou – $8 The Black Woman: An Anthology edited by Toni Cade Bambara – $15 The Other Side of Paradise: A Memoir by Staceyann Chin’s – $8 Blessing the Boats: New and Selected Poems 1988-2000 by Lucille Clifton – $8 Abolition Democracy: Beyond Empire, Prisons, and Torture by Angela Y. Davis – $8 Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison – $8 The Wretched of the Earth by Frantz Fanon – $11 Quilting The Black-Eyed Pea by Nikki Giovanni – $6 Roots: The Saga …
In this video from a news clip in 2008, Chinua Achebe [born 1930 – died 2013] discusses his classic book Things Fall Apart 50 years after its publishing. In his interview he speaks to the idea of a “gap in the book shelf” which, even now, another 6 years later is still relevant.
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