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Pedrocamacho
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Pickpick

Dyson has written an interesting and wide-ranging book centered on 1963 meeting between RFK, James Baldwin, and a number of other prominent civil rights activists. It ranges beyond this meeting, however, to encompass modern activism and the Obama and Trump presidencies, among other topics. It is well worth a read.

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RamsFan1963
No Name in the Street | James Baldwin
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Imagine being lost in a city and you come upon this sign, it's the stuff of bad dreams

#WanderingJune #WhereTheStreetsHaveNoName @Cinfhen @BarbaraBB

Cinfhen For sure!!! 4d
MrBook 😂😂👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 #LitsyHumor 4d
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BarbaraBB Ha ha! 4d
Tanisha_A Sounds like an apocalyptic premise! 3d
BooknerdsLife 🤣🤣 18h
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Nebklvr
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A more academic styled read about historical figures who fought racism which bleeds into the present day artists, intellectuals, and politicians fighting for freedom. It was hammered home that the Black elite are expected to stand for their people while white stars are allowed to be just themselves.

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Nebklvr
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The more things change....

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Nebklvr
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Lin-Manuel Miranda quote.

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Nebklvr
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Next up.

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nomierosie
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Mehso-so

One member of my book club said 'the racism got in the way of the plot', a comment which made me somewhat uncomfortable. It was a well written, human book and has launched me into somewhat of an obsession with Baldwin. However, I found the ending unsatisfying and I wish it had been longer with more chance to explore the characters #IfBealeStreetCouldTalk #JamesBaldwin #racism #bookclub

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Readergrrl
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In honor of my upcoming 20th wedding anniversary: We took group dance lessons to prepare for our wedding song (John Denver‘s “A Song for All Lovers”). In the class, everyone brought their song to play and we were all instructed to dance along as if at a real wedding. Our turn came. Expecting a soft acoustic guitar, instead we heard Stealers Wheel‘s “Stuck in the Middle with You”! Dancing to “clowns to the left of me, jokers to the right” (con‘t)

Readergrrl ... while everyone looked strangely at us has become one of our favorite stories to tell! So here‘s my marriage theme song! And it fits perfectly!! #SundaySecrets (edited) 2mo
AsYouWish Awwww.... that is awesome!!!! I love that you have a marriage theme song, that is so cool!!!! Thanks for playing!!!🎤 2mo
JanuarieTimewalker13 Haha!! Love that!! 2mo
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Smarkies
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This falls under "something I was not looking for" as I basically picked this up on a whim whilst on a hunt for something to read as I had forgotten to pack a book in my handbag (even though I have loads on unread books. ??)
#nonfiction2019

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Smarkies
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This book ended up on my bookshelf owing to the fact that I was out one day, and then realised I didn't have a book in my bag with some time to kill. Stopped at a nearby bookshop and managed to find this.
Am in a bit of a reading slump recently so these short notes may be a good way of eating back into reading.