Virginia Hamilton


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  • ''The meaning of the Street in all ways and at all times is the need for sharing life with others and the search for community.''
    Virginia Hamilton (b. 1936), African American writer of children's books. The source was originally a speech delivered at the Library of Congress on November 17, 1975. Illusion and Reality. Referring to the streets in urban black neighborhoods.
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  • ''We have yet to deal successfully with American transraciality in real terms, as we have failed to redefine race in light of the modern, twenty-first century progress of human kind.''
    Virginia Hamilton (b. 1936), African American writer of children's books. The source, which was published as an essay in 1976, was originally a speech delivered at the Library of Congress on November 17, 1975. Illusion and Reality. Hamilton's children were interracial.

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