Ugh! The Constraint of Race and the Charm of Used Books

Some titles jump out as collections grow in the Charnice Milton Community Bookstore. The Constraint of Race: Legacies of White Skin Privilege in America is one of those books. And clearly a previous reader couldn’t resist commenting on one of the historic episodes described: Passage of Clinton’s 1994 crime bill, and the role of theContinue reading “Ugh! The Constraint of Race and the Charm of Used Books”

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ARTivism Afternoon

Creativity for Oppressive Times! When a Bully is President: Truth and Creativity for Oppressive Times (details) is not your usual kid’s book, and this Community ARTivism afternoon is an unusual opportunity for community celebration. When a Bully is President invites readers to “Stand in the truth of who you are. The stronger you are theContinue reading “ARTivism Afternoon”

Radio Premiere: Maya Gonzalez, Brother Yao, & Sing-Talk-Read

We Act Radio rejoins the air waves 9/14 with the premiere broadcast of We Luv Books Radio. Maya Gonzalez, author, educator, and co-founder of Reflection Press. Author of When a Bully is President, to be highlighted at 9/23 ARTivisim Afternoon bookstore event. Brother Yao, poet, Bowie State University professor, and co-founder of the former KaribuContinue reading “Radio Premiere: Maya Gonzalez, Brother Yao, & Sing-Talk-Read”

Literacy Month: Look for EOTR Article

Look for “Literacy Oasis in Formation: From Bookapalooza to Charnice Milton Community Bookstore” in the September edition of East of the River. Relevant research, related references below. Update: 9/7 show postponed due to slower than hoped technical rebuild. Charnice Milton Community Bookstore Literacy Month events — 9/7 and 9/14: We Luv Books Radio Program Launch,Continue reading “Literacy Month: Look for EOTR Article”