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Username: Carey

Post Number: 1501
Registered: 05-2004

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Posted on Monday, January 12, 2009 - 01:49 pm:   

No, Kitty, I didn't read, The Children of Ham but I wasn't going to send my porkchop looking, cornfeed daughter to NY. Nope didn't read about the children of ham but I lived with a fat turkey that was just waiting to be plucked.

I did however read Chester Himes's Cotton Comes To Harlem and Run Man Run and I could just see my daughter, with her big sassy mouth, telling a drunk white policemen to blow it out of his ass.

It's interesting that you speak of the Harlem Renaissance period. When I think of that period I think of Langston Hughes. When Langston Hughes is mentioned I can assume many think of his poems, plays, or novels. I think of Mr. Simple. I call him Mr. Simple out of respect because although he was an uneducated man, his wisdom was deep. Simple cracked me up and made me think.

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