– Author Unknown
Liked this call to action video with African American Authors (Etta James – At Last plays in the background). thought I’d share…
“The mysterious wonder of life is that you just never know where anything is going” – Alice Walker Just a follow up to yesterday (when we shared Alice Walker’s new poem “Gather”). This short video is a great series of quotes from an interview with Alice Walker.
African Proverbs-Inspirational Proverbs from the Authors of Lifelines: The Black Book of Proverbs Find out more at www.LifelinesProverbs.com
“I am an invisible man…I am a man of substance, of flesh and bone, fiber and liquids—and I might even be said to possess a mind. I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me.” -Ralph Ellison (Invisible Man)
“Someone was hurt before you; wronged before you; hungry before you; frightened before you;beaten before you; humiliated before you; raped before you; yet someone survived.” -Maya Angelou Maya Angelou’s I know why the caged bird sings, Letters to my Daughters, Wouldn’t Take Nothing for My Journey Now, and Phenomenal Woman: Four Poems Celebrating Women will soon be available in the Pens Up Press online bookstore. Subscribe now to receive a notification when the bookstore goes live and collect your discount (subscription is free).
powerful quote… “You can’t have capitalism without racism” – Malcolm X