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Philadelphia Artist…Questlove

Ahmir Khalib Thompson (born January 20, 1971), known professionally as Questlove (stylized as ?uestlove), is an American percussionist, multi-instrumentalist, DJ, music journalist, record producer, and occasional actor.  He is best known as the drummer and joint frontman (with Black Thought)  for the Grammy-Award winning band The Roots.

The Roots have been serving as the in-house band for The Late Night  Show Starring Jimmy Fallon since February 17, 2014.  He is also one of the producers of the Broadway musical Hamilton

On June 18, 2013 Questlove released a memoir, Mo’ Meta Blues: The World According to Questlove.

On October 22, 2013, Harper Design published the Questlove authored book, Soul Train: The Music, Dance, and Style of a Generation.

Questlove released his third book, Something To Food About: Exploring Creativity with Innovative Chefs, along with co-author Ben Greenman and photographer Kyoko Hamada, which was published by Clarkson Potter Books on April 12, 2016.

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geelovestowrite features…

Louisa May Alcott…

was an American novelist and poet best known as the author of the novel Little Women (1868) and its sequels Little Men (1871) and Jo’s Boys (1886).  Alcott was born in Germantown, Pennsylvania.

Published in 1868, Little Women is set in the Alcott family home, Hillside, later called the Wayside, in Concord, Massachusetts and is loosely based on Alcott’s childhood experiences with her three sisters. The novel was very well received and is still a popular children’s novel today, filmed several times.

Alcott was an abolitionist and a feminist and remained unmarried throughout her life. She died in Boston on March 6, 1888.

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Alice Walker

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Alice Malsenior Walker (born February 9, 1944) is an American novelist, short story writer, poet, and activist. She wrote the critically acclaimed novel The Color Purple (1982) for which she won the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. She also wrote Meridian and The Third Life of Grange Copeland, among other works.

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LANGSTON HUGESlangston-hughes

Poet, Playwright (1902–1967)…one of the greats is Tuesday Talent!

Langston Huges’ life was cut short due to cancer, but he accomplished plenty within those years.  Check out the mini bio to learn some interesting facts about the man that introduced the idea of “jazz poetry.”  Langston Huges is one to remember…

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