Let us all embrace the teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We need unity. Not a fake koombaya type of feel-good stuff. We have to find a way to come together and if needs must, agree to disagree. Love yourselves, obey your faith and make this year about coming together. UNITY.
THANK YOU, INDIANA, FOR RECOGNIZING ONE COOL SPY Jada Sly, Artist and Spy has been flying below the radar, but she is ready for her closeup. This little secret agent doesn't work for some secretive government program for kids. She's the 10-year-old daughter of an American working for the state department in France, and a … Continue reading JADA SLY, ARTIST AND SPY
I'm working on self-portrait.. I was 6-years old. I'm missing my front tooth. I was very shy. It's a first draft, but how am I doing?
A 2019 trip to Auburn, Ala., introduced me to a large school system and a town library that made my book, The Sweetest Sound, feel like a celebration! A Fort Worth, Texas, school library that made me wish to be a kid again! At this school, thanks to a generous grant, the school library is … Continue reading WHY SCHOOL LIBRARIES ARE GRRRRRRRRRREAT!
Celebrate the life of a man who spent his helping others. John Lewis was the legend you never knew. John Lewis (Feb. 21, 1940-July 17, 2020) was a trouble-maker. Good trouble. He’s one of the most famous, most influential people you may not know. He's the guy in the background, but always pushing forward. Over … Continue reading GOOD TROUBLE