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Melanie Henderson
Attended Howard University
Lives in Washington, DC
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Writers, partners and book-lovers Crystal Wilkinson and Ronald Davis struggled to run Wild Fig Books in the Meadowthorpe Shopping Center for nearly four years before they shut the doors for good in February. "There was such an outpouring when we closed," said Wilkinson, who also is Appalachian Writer in Residence at Berea College. "People were so upset." But those people were thrilled when they heard Wild Fig Books & Coffee was opening this week ...
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Pakistani officials who have failed for years to fix the country's rampant energy shortages have latched on to a local engineer's dubious claim to have invented a water-fuelled car, sparking criticis...
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Aside from #12, this is a cool list.
1. Abandon the cultural myth that all female friendships must be toxic, bitchy or competitive. This myth is like heels and purses—pretty but designed to SLOW women down. 1A. This is not to say women.....
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It’s disturbing that a song about the black existence in America apparently had no place in Politics and Prose, a relatively otherwise whitewashed bookstore — even for a short time.
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The FBI is on a role outing its informants of Black Panthers post-mortem. First Ernest Withers and now this...
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"The Negro Baseball League produced greats like Hank Aaron, Willie Mays and Jackie Robinson, but men weren't the only ones lacing up their cleats."
"...not many people know about Mamie "Peanut" Johnson-Goodman, a resident of Washington, D.C., who one of three women who played in the league."
The Negro Baseball League produced greats like Hank Aaron, Willie Mays and Jackie Robinson. But did you know women played in the league too?
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As Natalie Hopkinson, the author of the new book “Go-Go Live: The Musical Life and Death of a Chocolate City”, continues her scheduled book signing tour, more signs of a city continually dividing rear...
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