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Jane reads Success Through Stillness, Shooting Stars and Mister Owita's Guide to Gardening.

By Jacki P on Jun 9, 2014 11:57 AM

Success Through Stillness: Meditation Made Simple by Russell Simmons, with Chris Morrow Russell Simmons guides readers into finding greater clarity and focus, and explains how to be healthier in mind, body, and career. Simmons breaks down what he's learned from masters of meditation into a guide that is accessible to those unfamiliar with the practice. The last chapter is a fantastic step by step how-to meditation…

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Joy picks - Slamkicks and Soul Train

By Jacki P on Jun 6, 2014 10:50 AM

Slam Kicks: Basketball Sneakers that Changed the Game edited by Ben Osborne Get immersed in sneaker culture while learning about the historical perspective of Chuck Taylor All Stars, Adidas, Reebok, Pumba, Pony, Nike, Air Jordan basketball sneakers and more. Enjoy reminiscent photos of basketball legends wearing name sake shoes during some of the most important games of their career. View the evolution of the basketball sneaker…

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African American History with Clayborn Benson

By jennifer on Feb 4, 2014 12:05 PM

Clayborn Benson at a Kwanzaa celebration. Photo provided by Clayborn Benson In celebration of Black History Month, Milwaukee Public Library is hosting several events at multiple library locations throughout the month of February. One of these events, African American History with Clayborn Benson will be held on Wednesday, February 12th at the Martin Luther King Library. What impact did African Americans have on Wisconsin's inception as a…

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Created Equal Film Series

By maria on Jan 30, 2014 12:59 PM

Join the Milwaukee Public Library and America's Black Holocaust Museum (ABHM) for films and discussions on the past, present and future of civil rights in America. The Created Equal series uses the power of documentary films to encourage community discussion of America's civil rights history. The series, funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, in partnership with the Gilder…

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