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My Latest, Greatest Inspiration

A collection of my latest greatest inspirations and influences inspired by the song “You’re My Latest, Greatest Inspiration” by Teddy Pendergrass.¬†These are the folks that inspire me and “just keep on lifting me up now (higher).



Zaria Joi

Historian and Artist

Karen Lafreya Simpson

Journalist and Activist

Ida B. Wells-Barnett*


Bertha Louise (Taylor Brown King) Rowry

Great-Grand Uncle and Early Voting Rights Activist

Elbert Williams*