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Rita Lorraine

Rita Lorraine

Hello Everyone! I'm a former educator of 20+ years with an advanced degree in School Psychology and I'm currently a full-time children's writer, ghost writer, and freelance editor. I earned the 2014 SCBWI Letter of Merit for an unpublished Multicultural manuscript; I am the 2012 Lee and Low New Voices Award Winner; I am the author of Getting a Job in the Food Industry (Rosen Publishing, 2013), Getting the Most Out of MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses (Rosen, 2015); The Right Degree for Me in Healthcare (Rosen, 2015); and African Americans of Chattanooga: A History of Unsung Heroes (The History Press, 2008). I am also a Media Professional for the New York Journal of Books, a member of SCBWI.org, and a member of 12x12 - 12 Picture Books, 12 Months.

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2 Comments

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    Thomas Hubbard

    LOL @ the Nelson Mandela reference at the end. This video really is the truth, and shows how “the struggle” reaches all the way back to the motherland.

    The amazing thing is that these same stereotypes are placed upon African Americans…in particular, within pop culture, music, and media.

    Thanks for sharing this enlightening video!!

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    Rita Lorraine Hubbard

    Rita Lorraine Hubbard

    Dear Thomas,
    Thank you for commenting. I’m glad you enjoyed this video. It is powerfully written and powerfully performed. I hope it inspired you.

    Keep writing!

    Rita L.

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