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  • Comments Off on Hot Off The Press: #BlackGirlMagic @BET social media awards

shout out to BET for producing a great awards show this past week showcasing up and coming social media players.   i was blown away by the poetry performance of Amanda Seales, honoring the glorious and all things fab of Black girls and women.  check it out…


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we love how nyc youth poet laureate & 18 year old high school senior, sharon lin, uses her words to move hearts.  her poem ‘a footnote on a hollywood blockbuster’ critiques the way images of women/girls of color are portrayed by media and beyond. check out the power of her message…


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i luv poetry…there is nothing better than having words move off the page right into your heart.

this morning i sat feasting on the language of poet Joyce Sidman as she accepted the 2014 Claudia Lewis Award for poetry from the Bank Street Children’s book committee for her latest book


Be sure to check out the beauty of her work and the other  2013 recommendations the committee has of YA books for teens.

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