Author Dinaw Mengestu brings the dislocation and feelings of relative isolation of Sepha Stephanos, an Ethiopian immigrant, to life. The horrific circumstances of the protagonist's departure from his home country at a tender age are detailed, and his encounter with the established Washington, D.C.
In partnership with Martha's Table, the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library is hosting a free clothing swap on Saturday, June 15.Bring at least two items of clean, gently used clothing, pair of shoes, or accessories you no longer want between June 7-June 15 to the Popular Services division (Rm. 110). Get free, new-to-you clothing, shoes and accessories in exchange!
What makes a successful, transformative organization? What kind of leadership guides an organization making it stand out amongst its rivals/peers? What qualities in management inspire employees to do the best that they can do and make their organization shine?
Who knew the Children's Division was hiding a record-breaking, feat-performing whirlwind? She moves so fast, no wonder you didn't see her. Though it's hard to keep up with everything Ms. Julia does in a day, I made sure to interview her before the people at Guinness World Records catch on.
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