Lorene Cary is a novelist, educator and winner of the Philadelphia Award. She founded Art Sanctuary in North Philadelphia, a program that uses work by black artists to “inspire and unite” individuals. In October, Mayor Michael Nutter appointed Cary as a member of the Philadelphia School Reform Commission. Her book, The Price of a Child, was Philadelphia’s first “One Book, One Philadelphia” selection.
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Tavis Smiley Show A Talk with Lorene Cary
WHYY This I Believe essay