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Irenosen Okojie
Writer.Winner of a Betty Trask Award.Agent Selected by Ben Okri as an exciting talent.Feat in The New York Times, The Observer,The Guardian.
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Strong Black Lead Aug 13
HUGE NEWS!!! “American Son,” the TV adaption of the critically acclaimed play starring , will debut on Nov. 1 after its world premiere at . The story follows Kendra Ellis-Connor, a mother struggling to find her missing son in South Florida.
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Rebecca Theodore-Vachon Aug 14
Content I’m here for
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Variety Aug 16
Animation Filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki to be Honored with 2019 Sklar Creative Visionary Award
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Viola Davis Aug 16
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Mara Gay Aug 17
“If I don’t sell nutcrackers, I can’t make my rent. I don’t have a choice.”
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Anderson Cooper 360° Aug 15
You said "what punishment of gods are not gifts. Do you really believe that?" , choking back tears, asks Stephen Colbert, as they discuss grief. "Yes," replies the comedian. "It's a gift to exist and with existence comes suffering. There's no escaping that."
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Lost in Film Aug 17
«One of the things about acting is it allows you to live other people’s lives without having to pay the price» Happy 76th Birthday, Robert De Niro!
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wikipedia brown ||| abolish ICE. Aug 11
a good editor can tell you that you've completely and utterly failed at what you were trying to do, say it in a way that isn't mean and somehow doesn't make you want to quit, and also help you see a path out to fix it. your job as a good writer is to listen [unfortunately]
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Will Barfield Aug 9
My wife will be at work & she’ll randomly get videos like this
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Kate Brannen Aug 13
Your last name is Cucinelli, for crying out loud. HOW DO YOU THINK YOUR FAMILY BECAME AMERICAN?
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y’all don’t read Aug 12
Just to be clear: if someone supports a political candidate who seeks your extermination, they also support your extermination. It doesn’t matter how they treat you interpersonally. They want you dead structurally.
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Tim Wise Aug 13
If you get angrier at brown skinned poor folks receiving minimal public assistance than rich white folks receiving tax subsidies and preferential tax treatment for capital gains, you might be a racist:..
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joanna schroeder Aug 12
Do you have white teenage sons? Listen up. I've been watching my boys' online behavior & noticed that social media and vloggers are actively laying groundwork in white teens to turn them into alt-right/white supremacists. Here's how:
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N. K. Jemisin Aug 14
Because she wanted women to be able to drive. That's why she's being treated as an enemy of the state, tortured, and threatened. There are some other spurious charges, but that's what this comes down to: she demanded the most basic of rights for women.
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BOB PHONDO Aug 10
Replying to @BobPhondo
What also stands, however, is the ingenuity the women shows in decorating the interiors of their homes. With so little at their disposal, the women shows an inspiring degree of inventiveness in building shelving units and even furniture such as chairs into the hut’s structure
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BOB PHONDO Aug 10
The women of Matobo in Zimbabwe paint their huts with intricate designs using charcoal, ash, water and soil. It’s an annual ritual that replenishes the women’s cultural traditions as season after season they beautify their homesteads with continually changing imagery. Thread
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Erika T. Wurth Aug 13
It was illegal for Natives to practice our spirituality until 1978.
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Victor LaValle Aug 15
Killed off a character that I cared about deeply today. Strange to say I’m mourning a figment of my imagination but I am.
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Heather Havrilesky Aug 9
Lots of wisdom here.
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Heather Havrilesky Aug 14
This week's Ask Polly letter is about extreme social anxiety, which is so often exacerbated by our belief that it reflects something broken about the person suffering from it.
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