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Trailblazer: Talk with Poet Evie Shockley from Poetry in America

Wednesday, Jan. 26 at 8pm ET | 5pm PT, PBS Books, in partnership with Poetry In America and the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH), is pleased to present a conversation with poet Evie Shockley, historian Robin D.G. Kelly, and actress LisaGay Hamilton, which will be led by Poetry In America Executive Producer and Creator Elisa New. Highlighting Poetry In America’s Season 3, Episode 4, Elisa New will interview poet Evie Shockley about her satiric humor poem “you can say that again, billie,” which is inspired by Billie Holiday’s haunting song “Strange Fruit.” Shockley will converse […]

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Author Talk with Cynthia Leitich Smith PBS Books, in partnership with the American Indian Library Association, is pleased to interview trailblazer Cynthia Leitich Smith, author of “Sisters of the Neversea” and editor of “Ancestors Approved:  Intertribal Stories for Kids”. A prolific and award-winning author, Cynthia will share insights into her writing process, her latest works, and her creative inspiration.  Not only an author, Cynthia is also the first curator of the recently launched Heartdrum, a Native-focused imprint of Harper Collins. She’ll discuss her role as well. Following the conversation, there will be an opportunity for questions from audience members on Facebook. About the Author Cynthia Leitich Smith is the […]

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Financial Resolutions: Sowing The Seeds for a Bountiful Retirement

The new year is a chance to turn over a new leaf and set powerful financial resolutions. From boosting your budget – to investing in diverse accounts, building a secure future always begins with a solid foundation. Whether you're a rookie, or a retiree, learn how to set financial resolutions that will sow seeds for a bountiful harvest.

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