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LitBirthdays March 2015

March March 1 Ralph Ellison Akutagawa Ryūnosuke Shantabai Kamble March 2 Janos Arany Evgeny Baratynsky Metta Victoria Fuller Victor (Seeley Regester)   March 3 Yury (Karlovich) Olesha George Miller (George Miliotis) Caroline Lamarche March 4 Robert Orben Miriam Makeba Khaled Hosseini Robert … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays February 11, 2015

Happy Birthday John Langalibalele Dube! John Langalibalele Dube (born February 11, 1871) South African (Natal) author and minister; first president of the African National Congress (1912) – U Jeqe: Insila ka Shaka / Jeqe, the Bodyservant of King Shaka (1930, first … Continue reading

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A Closer Look: Buell Gordon Gallagher, Part 2

The previous post discusses Buell Gordon Gallagher‘s early career and why he,  a white person, was president of the historically black Talledega College from 1933 to 1943. When Gallagher’s term as president of Talladega College ended, he went to the … Continue reading

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A Closer Look: Buell Gordon Gallagher

I have started checking LitBirthdays posts for broken or outdated links, and I took a closer look at the life of Buell Gordon Gallagher, born February 4, 1904; died August 1978. Originally I thought he was black. He was president of … Continue reading

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