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Jeanne Marie Laskas
TO OBAMA out now contributing writer correspondent
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On Tuesday 2/19 in Chicago at , come meet some of the people who wrote to Obama and he wrote back. Join in the discussion of . See you Tuesday at 6pm!
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Jeanne Marie Laskas Feb 15
Who writes to the president and why? Come meet Adam and some other great letter writers in Chicago on Tuesday 2/19 at ! Hope to see you there.
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Jeanne Marie Laskas Feb 14
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Jeanne Marie Laskas Feb 14
J. Martin Ball wrote to Obama, overjoyed that his grandsons would grow up with a Black president. Natasha, his daughter, and other letter writers from will be in conversation with me at in Chicago on 2/19!
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Jeanne Marie Laskas Feb 14
Replying to @benwrench
Thank you!
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Jeanne Marie Laskas Feb 14
Replying to @DabblerV
Thanks so much!
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Jeanne Marie Laskas Feb 13
Noor Abdelfattah, who wrote to Obama in 2016 to talk about growing up as the child of a Muslim immigrant, will be with us on President’s Day at to discuss . We’ll be talking democracy, people!
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Jeanne Marie Laskas Feb 13
What did you do on Election Day 2016? Martin Gleason was thinking about how he could help the country. He’ll be signing books with me and other letter writers on 2/19 at in Chicago, IL!
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Jeanne Marie Laskas Feb 12
Replying to @BFQuinn
Ha! Thanks so much. I feel like that should be a song title.
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Jeanne Marie Laskas Feb 11
Frank will be appearing (live and in person!) along with other letter writers at the event in Chicago at on 2/18—President’s Day. Hope to see you there!
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Jeanne Marie Laskas Feb 8
Where were you on Election Day 2016? Sam was writing an email to the president. He’ll be among the letter writers featured at the reading with me in Chicago at on President’s Day!
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CenterforCreativity Feb 5
Our February e-news is out! To be added to our monthly distribution list & stay up to date on what's happening, just sign up at
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Random House Feb 4
Meet TO OBAMA author on the road this spring!
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Jeanne Marie Laskas Feb 3
I see gold chains are back
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MSNBC Feb 3
Rev. Al Sharpton: "If you're content to watch black athletes literally shave time off their lives for your entertainment, but cannot stand, for one second, to hear about their reality off the field, then you are exactly what Kaepernick and many of us protest about"
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Virginia Quarterly Review Feb 1
In our this week, we have excerpts from Celia Bell, , and Mary Reufle. Catch up on what we have been reading by visiting the project archive.
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Geeta Kothari Jan 31
"This is what happens with twin flames, a friend tells me. Unlike soul mates, a twin flame is your perfect mirror. They show you all the things that you’ve been running from. They force you to face yourself." Gorgeous audio essay
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Simon Torok Jan 30
A great relevant quote from 'To Obama' by : "Explaining things is about more than imparting knowledge; it’s about having compassion for those who don’t yet understand."
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Jeanne Marie Laskas Jan 25
So excited to be on the road this spring with many of the letter writers featured in . Mark your calendars!
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Jeanne Marie Laskas Jan 25
The main thing I kept thinking all that time in LaGuardia's tower: holy hell we better take care of these people....what they're doing is insane.
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