Awesome Author Photos

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wellesleybooks:

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Sometimes it’s the author photo that makes you want to read the book…..

Charles M. Blow author of Fire Shut Up in My Bones A Memoir

coming September 23rd from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Yeah! Such a striking photo (and the book has the chops to match).

"In the most eloquent part of her dissent, Justice Sotomayor rightly took aim at the conservative members of the court, who speak high-mindedly of racial equality even as they write off decades-old precedent meant to address the lingering effects of “centuries of racial discrimination” — a view that is “out of touch with reality.” The reality, she wrote, is that “race matters.”"

NY Times Racial Equality Loses at the Court http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/23/opinion/racial-equality-loses-at-the-court.html?ref=opinion

danifran16:

peoplemag:

"I was happy for all the girls who would see me on [it] and feel a little more seen."
-Lupita Nyong’o, about being named PEOPLE’s Most Beautiful cover star
Get a sneak peek at who else made the list!

There was really no other choice this year

danifran16:

peoplemag:

"I was happy for all the girls who would see me on [it] and feel a little more seen."

-Lupita Nyong’o, about being named PEOPLE’s Most Beautiful cover star

Get a sneak peek at who else made the list!

There was really no other choice this year

the60sbazaar:

Song of the Day 

Hush - Deep Purple 

Remember no one can make you feel inferior without your consent. -Eleanor Roosevelt
The Constitution does not protect racial minorities from political defeat….But neither does it give the majority free rein to erect selective barriers against racial minorities.
Sonya Sotomayor from her dissent in Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, No. 12-682  http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/23/us/supreme-court-michigan-affirmative-action-ban.html?hp
retronewyork:

40 years ago - 1972 Vignelli NYC subway map release

retronewyork:

40 years ago - 1972 Vignelli NYC subway map release