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New in the Children’s Section: Counting on Community by Innosanto Nagara

Counting on Community

“While the ‘passing’ of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century has fallen out of favor, the passing of today takes the form of the assertion of ‘pure’ individualism, stripped of race and gender. But this notion of the individual is an ideological fiction, reflective of the image of male whiteness, and still situated in […]

Racing to Justice

New in Children’s Books. The River Grows. “Ready Reader” from Modern Curriculum Press, of special interest to readers on the Anacostia.

The River Grows

“The august sky is ripening we enter each others landscapes — (vanish) a cloud in the background darkening speck just below the horizon.” — Audre Lorde from her unpublished journals, as quoted in Warrior Poet : A Biography of Audre Lorde by Alexis De Veaux (NY: Norton, 2004). Just arrived in Adult Section.

Warrior Poet
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