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MemeBusting Quotes

“When people show you who they are, believe them the first time.”

Each time I think about sharing this quote, I go through a protracted search process. Y’all, Maya Angelou did not say, “when people show you who they are, believe them the first time.” That was Oprah Winfrey, in October 2011, paraphrasing Angelou. She prefaced the memory with a 1997 video reflecting on life (relationship) lessons […]

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COVID 19 MemeBusting

Infographic gone bad: accuracy v truth (updated)

Case study of an infographic that should never have been published. Example of COVID-19 misinformation and, perhaps, the lack of an editor.

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MemeBusting

Black History Month: Honoring Charlotte Hawkins Brown

In 1902, Charlotte Hawkins Brown built a preparatory school near Greensboro, NC which helped transform “the lives of more than 2,000 African American students.”