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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Bronx Masquerade

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Words with Wings

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The Road to Paris

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Garvey's Choice

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Planet Middle School

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Dark Sons

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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

“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

“At the edge of heartbreak, we both take a leap into the unknown...That's when we see it, a buoy callled friendship.”
Nikki Grimes, Bronx Masquerade

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