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Dakotah Jennifer

Author Dakotah Jennifer Inspired by Maya Angelou, Lemony Snicket among other authors

    At 15 years old, the young up-and-coming author Dakotah Jennifer has already written a number of books and continues to captivate readers through her stories.   Jennifer’s first book, entitled “I Want To [...]
Julieanna Richardson, founder and executive director of The HistoryMakers, left, interviewing poet, author, playwright, film director, activist Dr. Maya Angelou; courtesy of The HistoryMakers Collection at the Library of Congress.

Library of Congress Acquires African-American Oral History Video Collection

The Library of Congress has the donation of a video archive of thousands of hours of interviews—The HistoryMakers—that captures African-American life, history and culture as well as the struggles and achievements of the black experience.