Archive - May 29, 2014

Signed: “Joy! Maya Angelou”

Signed: “Joy! Maya Angelou”

It was March 1999, and I had been invited to the Children’s Defense Fund property at the former Alex Haley Farm in Clinton, Tennessee by my Spelman sister and icon CDF founder Marian Wright Edelman for the dedication of The Langston Hughes Library. Architect Maya Linn had designed and re-serviced the barn on the beautiful wooded property into a natural, sunny library that did its collection and namesake proud. Assembled there with Dr. Edelman that[…]

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