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BLACK LIVES HAVE ALWAYS MATTERED: The Wisdom of African Proverbs

African American Writers' Alliance- African Proverbs - BLM Community Exhibit African-American Writers' Alliance Presents Black Lives Have Always Mattered: The Wisdom of African Proverbs Highline Heritage Museum Black Lives Matter Exhibit 2021 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ African-American Writers' Alliance Member Contributions Sankofa - Go, Look, Seek, Take Minnie A. Collins "Speaking For Ourselves: Sankofa Legacy" Until the lion tells the story, the hunter will always be glorified. Georgia S. McDade, PhD “Until” It takes a village to raise a child. Margaret S. Barrie "It Takes a Village to Raise a Child and Beyond" You must attend to your business with the vendor in the market and not to the market's noise. Gaylloyd Sissón “Financial Literacy” We desire to bequeath two things to our children; the first one is roots, the other one is wings. Gail Haynes "The Uprising of a Child" If you are building a house and a nail breaks, do you stop building or do you change the nail? Helen J. Collier "Remembering" A doctor invoking a storm on his people, cannot prevent his own house from destruction. Jacqueline Ware "Insane" No matter how beautiful and well-crafted a coffin might look, it will not make anyone wish for death. Rolyat Mosi “No Matter How Beautiful and Well-Crafted a Coffin Might Look, It Will Not Make Anyone Wish For Death” He that beats the drum for the mad man to dance is no better than the mad man himself. Merri Ann Osborne “But I'm Here” Love and a cup of coffee taste best when hot. Noni Ervin "Dear Love" ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Co-Directors Merri Ann Osborne Noni Ervin Co-Producers Brian & Noni Ervin Music by Kinara Park Kids ® AAWA is fiscally sponsored by Shunpike

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