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Five Minds for the Future

In Books, Business, Psychology on September 22, 2010 at 9:47 am

Harvard’s Project Zero launched a brand new field of study into human creativity, psychology and the arts. Founder Dr Howard Gardner — and his wife and research collaborator Ellen — analyze how children absorb music and art, and how babies’ brains begin to bubble with ideas.

Howard dedicated his 2006 book “Five Minds for the Future” –

For Oscar Bernard Gardner
Who embodies our futures

Oscar is Howard and Ellen’s grandson.

Read the story of Ellen and Howard!

Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela ~ Dedication

In Biography, Black Authors, Books on August 30, 2010 at 10:00 am

Here’s a heartbreaking and inspiring one to start your week ~

I dedicate this book to my six children, Madiba and

Makaziwe (my first daughter), who are now deceased,

and to Makgatho, Makaziwe, Zenani, and Zindzi,

whose support and love I treasure; to my twenty-one

grandchildren and three great-grandchildren who give

me great pleasure; and to all my comrades, friends, and

fellow South Africans whom I serve and whose cour-

age, determination, and patriotism remain my source

of inspiration.

Heart of a Woman by Maya Angelou – Dedication

In Biography, Black Authors, Books on July 14, 2010 at 5:52 pm

Maya Angelou’s fourth autobiography Heart of a Woman is dedicated to one man and fourteen women ~

I dedicate this book to my grandson,

Colin Ashanti Murphy-Johnson.

Special thanks to a few of the many

sister/friends whose love encourages

me to spell my name:

W O M A N

Doris Bullard

Rosa Guy

M.J. Hewitt

Ruth Love

Puale Marshall

Louise Merriwether

Dolly McPherson

Emalyn Rogers

Efuah Sutherland

Decca Treuhaft

Frances Williams

A.B. Williamson

Eleanor Traylor

Ruth Beckford

Walk in My Shoes by Andrew Young and Kabir Sehgal – Dedication

In Biography, Black Authors, Books on June 19, 2010 at 6:07 pm

American civil rights legend Andrew Young shares parables and pieces of history with godson Kabir Sehgal in this fantastic conversational biography. Go get it.

Walk in My Shoes dedication:

FOR UNCLE ANDY’S GRANDCHILREN,

TAYLOR MARIE, KEMET, LENA, CALEB,

JOSHUA, NOAH AND ABIGAIL.

FOR

MY TEACHER, FRIEND AND MOTHER,

SURISHTHA GILL SEHGAL.

Seriously ~ go read this book. Bill Clinton wrote the forward. Maya Angelou’s glowing review lights up the back cover. Go go go!

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