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Slavery

I was crying when Rosette died...

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I was crying when Rosette died - a beautiful mulatta girl, who for me symbolized love, not only romantic but interracial love, and a hope for better interracial relationships. 

Long Walk to Freedom: Remembering Nelson Mandela

Long Walk to Freedom: Nelson Mandela

The world says a heartfelt goodbye through an outpouring of love for Nelson Mandela, who fought and campaigned for freedom and justice throughout the world.

Dennis Lehane's first selection for his new imprint

  I have a mental list of authors that I faithfully follow and I pick up everything they write. I know what I like and I have a good idea of what I'll be reading. But on the other side of that coin - picking up a book by an unfamiliar author is an adventure.

The Cutting Season is Attica Locke's second book. I missed her debut novel - Black Water Rising - it won numerous prize nominations and lots of praise. But, after reading The Cutting Season, I can see why. Attica Locke is good -really good.