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Thursday Open Thread | Black Opera Singers Week | Jessye Norman

Hope you’re enjoying the sweet singing style of Ms. Jessye Norman. Wiki:  Jessye Mae Norman (born September 15, 1945) is an American[1]Grammy award-winning contemporary opera singer and recitalist, and is a successful performer of classical music.[2] A dramatic soprano, Norman … Continue reading

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Toni Morrison Celebrates Eighty With Eloquence

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, TONI MORRISON! Toni Morrison, Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, editor, and educator celebrated her 80th Birthday February 18, 2011.  My first-born and newly married daughter Renita had the distinct honor of attending Ms. Morrison’s 80th birthday celebration last Friday evening at Madison Hall-Library … Continue reading

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