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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…

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

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