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May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

It is so exciting to see all the new children’s books coming out in recent years that feature Asian characters. When I was a child, I NEVER saw Asian people in books, and I was an avid reader! The only ones in our home with people who looked like me…
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H.H. Leonards – Founder and Chairman of the O Street Mansion and Museum in DC

H.H. Leonards purchased the O Street Mansion 50 years ago as an art space, but the impact it had helping Rosa Parks is a story many may not know. Leonards got a call from Brother Willis Edwards of the Beverly Hills branch of the NAACP asking if Ms. Parks could…
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Anne Whitney Pierce – Author

Author Anne Whitney Pierce is a lifelong Cantabrigian (it’s an adjective that refers or pertains to Cambridge University in England, or in Anne’s case, Cambridge, Massachusetts). The author of several books, her most recent, DOWN TO THE RIVER, references Harvard Square in the 60s. It follows the privileged Potts family…
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Warda Mohamed Abdullahi – Author

Warda Mohamed Abdullahi has one hell of a story to share and she does so in her powerful memoir, “Warda: My Journey from the Horn of Africa to a College Education.” Her degree comes from a college in the U.S. How she got there is the basis of this riveting…
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Diane Macedo – Anchor/Correspondent, Author

Renowned anchor and correspondent for ABC News, Diane Macedo covers breaking news and special events. She’s appeared on Good Morning America, World News Tonight, Nightline, and hosts ABC News Live Update. She is also an author. A former insomniac, Diane’s book, THE SLEEP FIX: Practical, Proven and Surprising Solutions for…
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