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First African-American female reporter, columnist, & editor for The Washington Post. My memoir "Trailblazer,” is now available in stores & online.
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DorothyBGilliamTrailblazer 9h
It’s ! Today I’d like to recognize author Elizabeth Acevedo (). Elizabeth is an award-winning author and poet. This pens stories that are rarely seen on book store shelves. Her book is winner of numerous awards!
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DorothyBGilliamTrailblazer Nov 11
Thank you to everyone who attended ! I loved meeting you. Thank you for allowjng me to be your keynote speaker. Remember that YOUR VOICE is needed in today’s media spaces!
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Susan Johnston Taylor Nov 8
Courage is not always easy, says . It wasn’t easy going to white neighborhoods & getting sent to the maid’s entrance, but have faith that if we continue on this path, we can make a difference. We will not only survive as a nation but we will thrive.
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Melody Warnick Nov 8
“I was carrying two weights that no one else was carrying. One was marked race and one was marked gender.” —
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DorothyBGilliamTrailblazer Nov 11
What a beautiful photo! It was great to meet you! Thank you for sharing! 🌸
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DorothyBGilliamTrailblazer Nov 8
“Many young black people like me learned education was the key to help us overcome racial discrimination. Our families and communities worked hard to prepare us to succeed in spite of the harshness of segregation." - purchase on
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DorothyBGilliamTrailblazer Nov 7
I’m happy to announce that Nikole Hannah-Jones, creator of The New York Times Magazine's will join my friends at at on Thur, Nov 14 at 6:30 pm. Get your tickets today: . I’m excited to meet this !
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DorothyBGilliamTrailblazer Nov 6
Join me on Wednesday, Nov 13th at the ! I’ll be joined by Atlanta Journalist, Alexis Scott, as we discuss as well as amplifying the voice of reporters of color! It will be an amazing night! Head over to to rsvp.
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DorothyBGilliamTrailblazer Nov 5
It’s . Today’s trailblazer is novelist , author of ‘Miss Jane Pittman’ and ‘A Lesson Before Dying’. I’m saddened to hear of his passing but inspired by his chronicling of the black experience. What was your favorite Ernest J Gaines book?
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DorothyBGilliamTrailblazer Nov 4
I so enjoyed meeting all my Trailblazer’s at the Book Fair & Authors’ Night! Did you get to meet your fave author?
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DorothyBGilliamTrailblazer Nov 1
November is a great time to finish your book goal! Have you read ? What other books are you looking to read this month?
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DorothyBGilliamTrailblazer Oct 31
Join me and some amazing authors at the National Press Club Journalism Institute () 2019 Book Fair! Tickets available on Eventbrite! I'd love to see you there:
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DorothyBGilliamTrailblazer Oct 31
Join me and some amazing authors at the National Press Club Journalism Institute () 2019 Book Fair! Tickets available on Eventbrite! I'd love to see you there:
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DorothyBGilliamTrailblazer Oct 11
Hello ! I’m finishing the year with some amazing events! Follow the organizations below to get tickets! Can’t wait to meet you! ⁣ - , October 29, Baltimore, MD⁣ - , Nov 1 - Washington DC⁣ - , on Nov 13, Atlanta, GA⁣
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DorothyBGilliamTrailblazer Oct 16
We are in the last quarter of 2019, how many books have you read from this list? I’m sure was one of those books!
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DorothyBGilliamTrailblazer Oct 25
Join me on October 29 at the for the Brown Lecture Series as I discuss my book, . Let’s talk about how we can bring a greater voice for diversity in our journalism industry. The event is free, sign-up on the library website. Can’t wait to meet you!
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DorothyBGilliamTrailblazer Oct 24
Replying to @AlmaElissa
Hi! DBG is honored to speak with this young ! Check your DM, we can set something up! - Team DBG 😊
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DorothyBGilliamTrailblazer Oct 23
This weeks is Caitlin Dickerson (). Ms. Dickerson is a winning journalist who bravely reports on national immigration inequity. She’s a reporter for and previously worked for NPR. Continue your brave journalistic work!
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DorothyBGilliamTrailblazer Oct 23
Have a fabulous Wednesday! What goals have you accomplished this week? What goals have you started this week?
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Pratt Library Oct 22
With resilience, bravery, and strength in the face of adversity, forged a path of her own and inspired generations to come. Next Tuesday, October 29, she brings to the Pratt. 7pm, Central Library, Central Hall.
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