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Happy Tuesday! Here’s your quote of the day…

  

Anyone in pursuit of art is responding to a desire to make visible that which is not, to offer the unknown self to others. 

Hettie Jones

October 13, 1958: On this day, Hettie Cohen married poet LeRoi Jones—and took his last name. She would write about that day (and others) in her memoir, How I Became Hettie Jones.

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Quote of the day for Monday, October 13th

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are you breathing, are you lucky enough 
to be breathing 

Hettie Jones

October 13, 1958: LeRoi Jones (later Amiri Baraka) and Hettie Cohen got married 56 years ago today. The event would later be chronicled in Cohen’s popular memoir, How I Became Hettie Jones.