Category Archives: african american women

Pre-2020

Pre-2020 By Anna Greene Dell’Era© As I gaze seagulls’ flight I give thanks for the gift of sight As I peer the intensity of the sea’s aquamarine I accept the unknown of things unseen I reflect on my ancestors’ plight … Continue reading

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NEVER GIVE UP#InternationalDanceDay, #BeyonceBeforeILetGoDanceChallenge, (Anna Greene Dell’Era-62 years young)

Senior citizen inspired by Beyonce’s Homecoming Netflix documentary Continue reading

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DA France 2019 National Elections – Meet the Candidates posted by Robin Guinot | DAF COMMUNCATIONS COORDINATOR April 10, 2019

Anna Dell’Era, F I am a concerned American citizen and Democrats Abroad France Strasbourg member.  I have resided in France since 1992.  An active Democrats Abroad member during the Obama campaign in 2008, I painstakingly phonebanked in an Dems Abroad- … Continue reading

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Greene Onion

Speaking my truth, creatively, reminds me of an onion. Removal of the thin outer layer is necessary to arrive at the juice. In honor of Black History Month, I offer two snippets of my Greene Onion….Humble salutes to Sojourner Truth, … Continue reading

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The Border Control Corps of Basel threw my passport on the ground!

(Article written by Lukas Hausendorf of 20 Minutes Basel) Der Zwischenfall ereignete sich am Nachmittag des 7. März am Grenzübergang Basel-Huningue neben dem Novartis Campus. Meistens ist die Zollstation unbesetzt, nicht aber an diesem Tag. Anna Dell’Era, Afroamerikanerin und italienisch-amerikanische … Continue reading

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To My Only Child

To my Only Child (c) I remember when you were only a child, I penned a poem to you explained how life might sometimes be harsh and cold, unfair and cruel This poem on paper somehow disappeared but my beautiful … Continue reading

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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks–Read it!!

The book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot,  gripped me from beginning to end. While reading it, I was in the midst of a cancer diagnosis and caught between two battling oncologists different perspectives concerning how my … Continue reading

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