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James Baldwin was an African American author born August 2 1924 and died December 1 1987. He was known to fuel the civil rights movement and my most favorite quote by him is "Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up"

James Baldwin was an African American author born August 2 1924 and died December 1 1987. He was known to fuel the civil rights movement and my most favorite quote by him is "Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up"

Read about my creative shero Alice Walker on today's #CreativityThursday blog. Enjoy!

Happy Creativity Thursday – Celebrating the Creativity of Alice Walker

Read about my creative shero Alice Walker on today's #CreativityThursday blog. Enjoy!

Richard Wright, 1908-1960,   Journalist, Author, Poet /African American writer and poet Richard Wright is best known for Black Boy, a moving account of his childhood and youth in the South.

Richard Wright, 1908-1960, Journalist, Author, Poet /African American writer and poet Richard Wright is best known for Black Boy, a moving account of his childhood and youth in the South.

Waiter hailed as hero after standing up for boy with Down syndrome

Waiter hailed as hero after standing up for boy with Down syndrome

Waiter hailed as hero after standing up for boy with Down syndrome.and kudos to the restaurant for standing behind him as well.shame on the ignorant people who behaved so badly.

Alicia Walker. Poet and author (The Color Purple). "The animals of the world exist for their own reasons. They were not made for humans any more than blacks were made for whites, or women for men."

Alicia Walker. Poet and author (The Color Purple). "The animals of the world exist for their own reasons. They were not made for humans any more than blacks were made for whites, or women for men."

"We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools."

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: His life in pictures

"We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools."

"The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any." ~ Alice Walker

"The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any." ~ Alice Walker

The Neglected Story Of African Americans On D-Day

The Neglected Story Of African Americans On D-Day

Official histories of D-Day have long excluded the contributions made by African Americans. Literature professor Alice Mills waded into the past to uncov.

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