Good bye and thank you, Ms Jane Pittman

Cicely Tyson is dead at 96. Wait a minute it says she died in January — I guess it was just a note about notable deaths this year that popped into my feed just now. Wiki says she was born on my brother’s birthday but in the year my father was born and then died this year on my 57th birthday. But this movie from 1974 written by Stanford grad Ernest Gaines definitely helped me become, over the course of my lifetime, and ally to Blacks.

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Mark Weiss, founder of Plastic Alto blog, is a concert promoter and artist manager in Palo Alto, as Earthwise Productions, with background as journalist, advertising copywriter, book store returns desk, college radio producer, city council and commissions candidate, high school basketball player, and blogger; he also sang in local choir, fronts an Allen Ginsberg tribute Beat Hotel Rm 32 Reads 'Howl' and owns a couple musical instruments he cannot play
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