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April 2010 Blog Posts (1)

Carol Gilliam, Black Heritage Librarian, Roosevelt Public Library

Prof. Marcia McNair joined me at the Roosevelt Public Library for An African-American READ-IN on April 14th. This is an annual event held in February, but was re-scheduled because of a snow storm.

I opened the program with a few words I wrote. Marcia asked me to share:

"Nobody loves a genius child" Langston Hughes once lamented. In his day, brilliant Black people found themselves frustated by the barriers that stood between them and their destiny. Racism accounted for…


Added by Carol Gilliam on April 24, 2010 at 10:59am — 1 Comment

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