Silver Sparrow

The on the go home of Tayari Jones

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angelsmaketheirhopehere:

putting a face on enslaved parents and their children. Dred Scott with his wife, Harriet and their daughters, Eliza and Lizzie. These drawings appeared in the June 27, 1857 issue of Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper. (from the collection of the author)

angelsmaketheirhopehere:

putting a face on enslaved parents and their children. Dred Scott with his wife, Harriet and their daughters, Eliza and Lizzie. These drawings appeared in the June 27, 1857 issue of Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper. (from the collection of the author)

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speakingoutloudsc:

Tayari Jones, author of Silver Sparrow, is Speaking Out Loud to end government censorship and stand up for LGBTQ rights.
April 29, Jersey City, NJ

speakingoutloudsc:

Tayari Jones, author of Silver Sparrow, is Speaking Out Loud to end government censorship and stand up for LGBTQ rights.

April 29, Jersey City, NJ

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therumpus:

dusktreadereats:

Started listening to An Untamed State on my lunchtime walk for the Rumblr Book Club. At this rate I’ll be done before the first week of discussion, so I’m looking for something else to intersperse it with so I can keep it to a few chapters a day.
Hooked from the first sentence, of course.

!!!

therumpus:

dusktreadereats:

Started listening to An Untamed State on my lunchtime walk for the Rumblr Book Club. At this rate I’ll be done before the first week of discussion, so I’m looking for something else to intersperse it with so I can keep it to a few chapters a day.

Hooked from the first sentence, of course.

!!!