Melanin & feeds 2.0

About Gwendolyn Brooks’ penmanship & the gaze of a sage.

Miguel Adrover

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Her religion was kindness (Image via: here, CC BY-SA 4.0)

In this update, Brooks’ words; almost oracular, mystical —

“Her truth-telling was relentless,” says Angela Jackson. But she didn’t sacrifice her craft to tell those truths. “She insisted upon an elegance of speech, an elegance of writing — a heightened language that pierced through to people to engage the…

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