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ANGEL by Cliff McNish

ANGELS have always been of interest to me – I watched every episode of Touched by an Angel and was so upset when it went off the air. But ever since I was little, I remember collecting angel figurines with the hopes that one day they would become real. Needless to say, that never happened – [...]

ANGEL by Cliff McNish

ANGELS have always been of interest to me – I watched every episode of Touched by an Angel and was so upset when it went off the air. But ever since I was little, I remember collecting angel figurines with the hopes that one day they would become real. Needless to say, that never happened – [...]

Lorraine Hansberry’s "A Raisin in the Sun"

My dear friend and mentor, Phylicia Rashad, will be starring in Lorraine Hansberry’s 1959 play, "A Raisin in the Sun," tonight at 8:00 pm (est) on ABC. (This photo of us was taken backstage at Lincoln Center after Phylicia’s performance in Shakespeare’s Cymbeline.) "They play the Youngers, a family trying to find their American dream while [...]

Lorraine Hansberry’s "A Raisin in the Sun"

My dear friend and mentor, Phylicia Rashad, will be starring in Lorraine Hansberry’s 1959 play, "A Raisin in the Sun," tonight at 8:00 pm (est) on ABC. (This photo of us was taken backstage at Lincoln Center after Phylicia’s performance in Shakespeare’s Cymbeline.) "They play the Youngers, a family trying to find their American dream while [...]

From My Inbox: A Press Release from Helen Oram

ALA & Woman’s Day Recognize Publisher of Book Sale Finder Hudson, Massachusetts – Helen Oram, the owner and publisher of Book Sale Finder, is a winner in a contest co-sponsored by Woman’s Day magazine and the American Libraries Association. The theme of the contest was "How I started a business with the help of libraries", [...]

From My Inbox: A Press Release from Helen Oram

ALA & Woman’s Day Recognize Publisher of Book Sale Finder Hudson, Massachusetts – Helen Oram, the owner and publisher of Book Sale Finder, is a winner in a contest co-sponsored by Woman’s Day magazine and the American Libraries Association. The theme of the contest was "How I started a business with the help of libraries", [...]

Sign up for HotChalk

it’s free!  Here’s how thousands of teachers are using the HotChalk learning environment: -managing courses online (It’s almost like a 24-hour classroom for parents,students and teachers.) -accessing digital content from the NBC library (Right now, HotChalk is featuring an African American Studies collection.) -setting up online forums for enhanced classroom instruction (Students and parents can interact with [...]

Sign up for HotChalk

it’s free!  Here’s how thousands of teachers are using the HotChalk learning environment: -managing courses online (It’s almost like a 24-hour classroom for parents,students and teachers.) -accessing digital content from the NBC library (Right now, HotChalk is featuring an African American Studies collection.) -setting up online forums for enhanced classroom instruction (Students and parents can interact with [...]

A Comment by Leon Walker on Black History Month

This first appeared as a comment for one of my posts. Then I searched the web and realized that recently, Leon Walker has been sharing his thoughts about Black History Month on other blogs too.  So after reading his opinions and understanding the deeper meaning of what he wants readers to understand, I wrote to Leon Walker [...]

A Comment by Leon Walker on Black History Month

This first appeared as a comment for one of my posts. Then I searched the web and realized that recently, Leon Walker has been sharing his thoughts about Black History Month on other blogs too.  So after reading his opinions and understanding the deeper meaning of what he wants readers to understand, I wrote to Leon Walker [...]