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Dust Jacket

INTRODUCTIONS — About you.

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Mad Libs

CHARACTER STUDY — Hopes and dreams, needs and fears.

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Writing Streak Challenge Week 14

June 27-July 3 — Living in Music

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The Intersection

POEM — “No climate justice without racial justice.”

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Ancestors Speak

STORY — Tell a tale of the past.

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Refuge

Definition — What does this word mean to you?

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Beyond Reason

Poem — Compose a quartet of unanswerable questions.

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The Unseen

POEM — Globally present, globally invisible.

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Black Literature Matters

INSPIRATION — The wisdom of great writing.

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Collective Voice

Perspective — We speak.

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The Fight for Justice

CALL TO ACTION — Writing for racial justice.

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This I Believe

reflection — Personal philosophies.

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Food Writing Competition 2020

CREATIVE NONFICTION — Sources of Sustenance.

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Heart Trails

DESCRIPTION — When your feet follow your heart.

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