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Webster Groves HS Student Gives me a Gift of Time and Talent

On Friday, February 26th, I gave a talk on Alexander Hamilton and Harlem history for students at Webster Groves HS students during their second annual All-Write Festival. The Festival consists of a full week of presentations by local and national … Continue reading

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2015 Harlem Book Fair

A busy weekend and a long day at the Harlem Book Fair. Besides selling all the copies of Sugar Hill Where the Sun Rose Over Harlem, the best part of the day was meeting so many interesting people. I told … Continue reading

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Speaking at Lincoln University

Photo Credit: Christian Thompson From the Clarion News: LINCOLN UNIVERSITY-Starting this spring in celebration of Women’s History Month and LU’s new inaugural author series the “Josephine Silone Yates Literary Author Series.” This program is presented by Kymberly Keeton, who serves … Continue reading

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My Upcoming Novel, “Afterlife in Harlem,” features Bill Clinton and Alexander Hamilton

Coincidence? Did you know that many contemporaries of the Founding Father, Alexander Hamilton, thought he was half black and half white. According to the historian Ron Chernow, President John Adams, who was often at loggerheads with Hamilton, called him “That … Continue reading

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