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Camille Brown performs a solo from Black Girl: Linguistic Play at a 2015 TED talk. Ryan Lash/TED hide caption

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Black Girlhood Takes Center Stage In A Work That's Serious About 'Play'

"Black girls playing; black girl joy" — that's what choreographer Camille Brown says her new show is all about. She's taking Black Girl: Linguistic Play to stages, schools and prisons around the U.S.

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Black Girlhood Takes Center Stage In A Work That's Serious About 'Play'

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In Kevin Henkes' new picture book, all of the figurines on the windowsill are waiting for something. "It's really about the concept of waiting," he says. HarperCollins Children's Books hide caption

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Some Kids' Books Are Worth The Wait: 'They Do Take Time,' Says Kevin Henkes

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