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Mariahdessa Ekere Tallie

Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie

Writer, educator, mother, herbalist and author of the award-winning children’s book Layla’s Happiness (Enchanted Lion Books).


Children’s books, poetry, education, Black women’s studies, Ntozake Shange studies, Black Arts Movement, art and social justice and graduate school education for people of color

My work as an artist is dedicated to freedom, healing, and love.

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