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Octavia E. Butler (June 22, 1947 - February 24, 2006) was one of the few African American female science fictions writers and the first SciFi writer to be awarded a MacArthur Grant. She is best known for her novel Kindred, as well as the Patternist, Lilith's Brood and Parable series. #TodayInBlackHistory

Locus Online: Octavia E. Butler interview (excerpts)

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Easy dinner

30 Easy One-Tray Oven Dinners

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21 Ideas For Energy-Boosting Breakfast Toasts

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Isabel Wilkerson, the first African American/Black woman to win the Pulitzer Prize in journalism and author of the masterpiece book: "The Warmth of Other Sons." She studied journalism at Howard University where she was editor-in-chief for the Howard University Hilltop student newspaper.

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Journal52: A Free Year-Long Art Journal Workshop - Art Journalist | Art Journalist

Journal52: A Free Year-Long Art Journal Workshop - Art Journalist

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The Known World, Edward P. Jones One of the best and most important historical novels tackling slavery — and, in particular, the bizarre niche of black slave owners — The Known World is surprising, crushing, and required reading for anyone trying to live in America today.

50 Novels Guaranteed to Make You a Better Person

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25 Pieces of Literary Street Art

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Anne Lamott, novelist, political activist, 58

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Ntozake Shange

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when I discovered Alice Walker, I began to know the real me.

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Annie Lamott--Love her works.

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loving what is byron katie

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Octavia E. Butler Love her brand of Sci-Fi!

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a cautionary tale.

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"At some point in life the world's beauty becomes enough. You don't need to photograph, paint or even remember it. It is enough." Toni Morrison

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Vladimir Nabokov

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Shakespeare---Oh but he knew human nature well.

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Eckhart Tolle

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Henry David Thoreau

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anaïs nin

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