Summary Crooklyn is the story of a girl, Troy Carmichael, who is growing up in Brooklyn, the only girl in a family with four brothers. Troy falls somewhere in the…
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If you’re interested in learning about a thriving predominantly Black settlement that was destroyed to make way for the creation of Central Park, then my Seneca Village Black History Facts profile is for you.
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“Just As I Am” is a memoir about the long and storied life of legendary actress Cicely Tyson. Clocking in at 400+ pages, the book discusses the nitty gritty of her personal life and professional career. With refreshing candor, Tyson looks back over her life to discuss how the circumstances of her childhood in Harlem later shaped her relationship with herself and others.
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