Monthly Archives: November 2012

“Nation/Shadows” by Aileen Muhammad

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Dal Ray Williams’ “James Baldwin,”

Dal Ray Williams’ “James Baldwin,” .

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Confused and Distraught by Rumi

Confused and Distraught Again I am raging, I am in such a state by your soul that every bond you bind, I break, by your soul. I am like heaven, like the moon, like a candle by your glow; I … Continue reading

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Letter from Ottie B. Graham to W. E. B. Du Bois.

Letter from Ottie B. Graham to W. E. B. Du Bois, August 4, 1925. My grandmother Ottie B. Graham was a great writer/playwright/dancer during the Harlem Renaissance.

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Hazel Scott : American Original

Hazel Scott. She was a musical prodigy and studied at the Julliard School from eight years old! Scott eventually became one of the most recognized jazz artists in the world. She also was the first woman of color to have … Continue reading

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Aileen Muhammad:Reflective

Aileen Muhammad: Reflective

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Ella Fitzgerald at The Mocambo Ballroom with Marilyn Monroe.

Ella Fitzgerald at The Mocambo Ballroom with Marilyn Monroe. In the 1950’s America didn’t allow blacks in such ballrooms.

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