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Alice Walker’s birthday

Alice Walker’s birthday

Alice Walker’s birthday


Originally shared by Lisa Anderson

#HappyBirthday to author Alice Walker, born #OnThisDay in 1944. She grew up in Georgia and in 1961 was awarded a scholarship to Spelman College. In 1963 she transferred to Sarah Lawrence College and began to work seriously on writing. After graduating, Walker moved to Mississippi and worked as a social activist. In 1983, she won a Pulitzer Prize in Fiction and the National Book Award. Some of Walker’s most popular works are „The Temple of My Familiar,” „By the Light of My Father’s Smile,” and „The Color Purple.” Walker has written seven novels, four collections of short stories, four children’s books, and volumes of essays and poetry. #womenshistory #BlackHistoryMonth

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