Positivity Pause- #BlackHistoryMonth - Bold Expression !

Feb 02, 2023
Bold Expression !

It’s time for a #BlackHistoryMonth #POSITIVITYPAUSE 🕊

TAKE a moment to inhale for a count of 3, hold for a count of 3, exhale for a count of 3🧘🏽‍♀🧘🏼‍♂🧘🏾


Celebrate #BlackHistoryMonth #PositivityPause

📚Gwendolyn Brooks-Poet, Author, Teacher🤎

🎇Let’s celebrate Gwendolyn Brooks and her positive legacy🪷
🌸. I connect to and admire the bold expression and inspirational mentorship of this phenomenal woman and that adds JOY to my day.

🦸🏾‍♀Dr. Dee Dee Dynamo is no doubt a manifestation of her “urging for writers to create young Black protagonists who go counter to commercial or best-selling tropes” as a form of 😍🥰 self acceptance and love 💕💕.

✅ Gwendolyn Brooks was born on June 7, 1917 in Topeka, Kansas and died on December 3, 2000 at age 83. She spent most of her life in Chicago.

✅ She was the first African American awardee of the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry.

✅ She was also the first Black woman to be a poetry consultant to the Library of Congress.

✅Her first published piece was her poem, Eventide, published in American Childhood magazine, when she was 13 years old.

✅She then taught poetry and writing at Univ of Chicago, Columbia College Chicago, Columbia University, Chicago State University, Clay College of New York, Elmhurst College, University of Wisconsin, and Northeastern Illinois University.

✅She was a poet laureate of the State of Illinois.

“We are each other's harvest; we are each other's business; we are each other's magnitude and bond.”
-Gwendolyn Brooks

⏸Take a Positivity Pause to be filled with pride and admiration of a life well lived, committed to excellence and elevation of the human race. It feels GOOD🤎


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