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Sketchbook Saturday

This week is a multi-post. I drew a bunch of possible hair styles when I was thinking about cutting my hair short.

old sketch 3 Pencil sketch from the early 1990s
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Black History 365: Judy W. Reed

Black History 365: Judy W. Reed

Since there are so many facets of the history that people of African descent have made in this country, I’ve decided to continue my “Black History 365″ series from my poetry blog here on my AfrocentriqueAZ blog. I’ll be posting a new “First Black” entry every Wednesday. This week is the first African-American woman to hold a patent: Judy W. Reed, for an improved dough kneader: Judy W. Reed.

Judy W Reed's patent application

Judy…

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Black History 365: Moses Fleetwood Walker

Black History 365: Moses Fleetwood Walker

Since there are so many facets of the history that people of African descent have made in this country, I’ve decided to continue my “Black History 365″ series from my poetry blog here on my AfrocentriqueAZ blog. I’ll be posting a new “First Black” entry every Wednesday. This week is the first African American to play professional baseball at the major-league level: Moses Fleetwood Walker. (I…

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Black History 365: Hortense Parker

Black History 365: Hortense Parker

Since there are so many facets of the history that people of African descent have made in this country, I’ve decided to continue my “Black History 365″ series from my poetry blog here on my AfrocentriqueAZ blog. I’ll be posting a new “First Black” entry every Wednesday. This week is the First known African-American woman to graduate from one of the Seven Sisters college: Hortense Parker.

First known African-American woman to graduate from one of the Seven Sisters college: Hortense Parker (Mount Holyoke College).  Photo Source: http://mtholyoke.cdmhost.com/cdm/singleitem/collection/p1030coll8/id/2558/rec/1

Hortense…

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Black History 365: Blanche Kelso Bruce

Black History 365: Blanche Kelso Bruce

Since there are so many facets of the history that people of African descent have made in this country, I’ve decided to continue my “Black History 365″ series from my poetry blog here on my AfrocentriqueAZ blog. I’ll be posting a new “First Black” entry every Wednesday. This week is Blanche Kelso Bruce.

The first elected black senator to serve a full term and the first African American whose…

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Working on my content…

Working on my content…

In  order to keep this blog active I have spent today creating posts for the “Black History 365″ series and putting them in the queue to post for tomorrow and the month of October.  I have the content for the “Sketchbook Saturday” series queued until the end of the year so you can be sure that those will be posting. Lastly I need to work on the posts which are part of why I started this blog: MY…

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