Nikki Grimes





Nikki Grimes


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in New York City, New York, The United States
October 20, 1950

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Bronx MasqueradeAn unarmed black person dies at the hands of, or in the custody of, white policemen, and we run around as if our hair were on fire, screaming, “What can we do? What can we do?”


Nine black souls are massacred in a house of worship, in a state where the Confederate flag, symbol of hatred, flies proudly, and we run around as if our hair were on fire, screaming, “What can we do? What can we do?”


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Average rating: 3.9 · 12,094 ratings · 2,172 reviews · 72 distinct works · Similar authors
Bronx Masquerade

3.94 avg rating — 4,656 ratings — published 2001 — 18 editions
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Words with Wings

3.95 avg rating — 1,902 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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The Road to Paris

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Planet Middle School

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Dark Sons

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Make Way for Dyamonde Daniel

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A Girl Named Mister

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“Choose whatever box you like, Mike. Just don't put me in one, son. Believe me, I won't fit.”
Nikki Grimes, Bronx Masquerade

“The fact is that you are more comfortable with myth than man.”
Nikki Grimes, Bronx Masquerade

“You have to take people one at a time, check out what's in their head and heart before you judge.”
Nikki Grimes, Bronx Masquerade



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