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Writers Against Racism: Harlem Book Fair 2010

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The Harlem Book Fair’s program is listed here for those who are attending from Saturday, July 17  to Monday, July 19. There’s a full entree of activities, author talks, workshops, readings, exhibitors and events to participate in. But one event that has piqued my interest, since my NDLC panel discussion revolves around this topic - is the following: White and [...]

Writers Against Racism: #NDLC2010

Here’s a sneak ‘prezi’ peek at my presentation for the National Diversity in Libraries Conference being held at Princeton University on Thursday, July 15. For those of you on Twitter, the hashtag for the conference is #NDLC2010. Claiming the Center: Online community, activism and advocacy – Amy Bodden Bowllan, Edith Campbell, Doret Canton (Princeton, NJ, [...]

Writers Against Racism: Ninon DeVere De Rosa

(((My Fingers Are Crossed))) …and if all goes well, I will be interviewing  the founder of  The KidsTalk Foundation, Ninon DeVere De Rosa, who back in 2008 was in  Kakamega, exploring education and the medical status in Kenya.  

Writers Against Racism: Cheryl Willis Hudson’s Blog

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I just added Cheryl Willis Hudson’s blog to my blogroll and can’t believe I didn’t have her here sooner. Cheryl is editorial director of Just Us Books, Inc., an independent publishing company that focuses on Black interest books for children and young adults. Anyway, she has a fantastic post today which I saw via Zetta Elliott’s [...]

Writers Against Racism: Updates On W.A.R. Authors

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I introduced to you Ari, back when the W.A.R. movement originally started. Now, she is celebrating her 1-year anniversary and she has MUCH to be proud of! Not only is she a maverick in sharing the “good reads” available for young adults, she’s also paving the way on using social media outlets to help spread [...]

Writers Against Racism: NDLC Got Me ‘Fishing’

I had to take a brief break from blogging, so I can clear my head before my panel discussion at the 2010 National Diversity in Libraries Conference, being held at Princeton University next week.  So I went fishing and look what I caught!

Writers Against Racism: Kids Talk Foundation

If you’re a long time reader of mine, you’ll know that one of my goals is to make it to Africa – to do something – teach, build libraries, blog, etc.   So my dear friend MaryEllen, who is like my sister, sent me a link to KidsTalk, which is an organization run by a brilliant woman, Ninon [...]