Monthly Archives: July 2011

Power in words


At lunch this past Sunday, former Civil Rights Commissioner Dr. Mary Frances Berry spoke to incoming students in the University […]

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Guest Post: Writers, get a hobby


Sometimes writing for a living is like being a sex worker. You take something wonderful and just make it into […]

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Guest Post: On Being Stuck


“Deep where the writing lies,” is how Martha describes the Source of her writing. Three times I’ve tried to lowercase […]

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“The human soul needs actual beauty more than bread.” ~ D. H. Lawrence


It makes me crazy at Art Sanctuary to have to justify arts in the inner city by showing how it […]

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Guest Blog: Diary of a Rejected Artist


Diary of a Rejected Artist – {by Sadeqa Johnson} The rejection of an artist is so plentiful that you must love […]

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Guest Post: No Room For Ego-trippin’


Thanks and praise to Denene for another excellent piece of work. I am so grateful for this blog. I’m delighted […]

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July 4th at the President’s House


Last week two friends, both writers, one from California, accompanied me to The President’s House in Philadelphia.  I still had […]

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