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Originally named Miltona Mirkin Cade at birth, Toni Cade Bambara was a civil rights activist, writer, teacher, and filmmaker. She was born in 1939 in Harlem, New York. At the age of six, she changed her name to Toni, and in 1970 she added the surname Bambara after finding it among her great-grandmother’s belongings. Bambara […]
Not too long ago I found myself having to justify my abilities. My written justification brought me back to a time when as a high school junior, I was asked to justify my abilities to successfully take on an advanced placement English class for senior year. Way back in the late 1990’s our high school […]Read more "“Perseverance Is Stubbornness With A Purpose”. -Josh Shipp"