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Happy Mother's Day to all the mothers who work tirelessly to raise your children. We wouldn't be who we are today without you! We Love and Honor you on this day.

We celebrate the mothers who are no longer with us. Thank you for inspiring us, giving us strength and putting us on the right path to success in life. You are our pillar of strength. You will always remain in our hearts.

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Not everyone grew up with a loving mother. We celebrate those of you who showed Love and Kindness to the children of another mother.

God blessed us with you. You loved us unconditionally and we will never forget the many sacrifices you made for us.
 
Poet, journalist, activist and Kevin Powell wrote a touching poem titled "Mother's Day," dedicated to his aunt Birdie Lou Powell who passed away this month.

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About Kevin

Kevin Powell is one of the most prolific literary, political, cultural, and hip-hop voices in America. He is a poet, journalist, civil and human rights activist, public speaker, filmmaker, a former two-time candidate for the United States Congress in New York City, and author or editor of 14 books. Kevin’s newest book is When We Free The World, a short collection of essays plus one poem about the present and future of America. His next book will be a biography of Tupac Shakur, the global pop culture and hip-hop icon. Kevin’s writings have appeared in a wide range of publications, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, HuffPost, CNN, The Guardian, British GQ, The Nation, Utne Reader, Vibe, Esquire, NPR, and The Progressive. Kevin is currently completing an indie film as a first-time director/writer/producer entitled What’s Going On, about healthy manhood versus toxic manhood, about fathers and sons, inspired by Marvin Gaye’s landmark album of the same title. Kevin lives in New
York City, the borough of Brooklyn.

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