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Rosa Parks Kept Her Seat

61 years ago today, Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to a white passenger on a crowded bus in Montgomery, Alabama. She wasn’t tired from working all day. The long time NAACP member did it on principle. Ms. Parks realized at the time that more than 75% of the...

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Turning 54 Today.

October 29, 1962 my parents, Austin Howard Carter Jr. and Elizabeth Anne Foster Carter, had their first child and named her Deidre Dionne Carter.  What an amazing life I’ve had so far.  I was raised by a village of people, of course my parents and grandparents and...

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USA Today Best Selling Author Latrivia Welch

On Monday's show, Dialogue with Deidre, I interviewed USA Today Best Selling Author Latrivia Welch. She is one of the top authors in the interracial romance genre. If you are my friend then you know her because she is just like a daughter to me and you’ve probably met...

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Raising Money for Pre-K

Hung out this morning at the 7th Annual Bishop G. E. Patterson 5-K for Pre-K Walk/Run to benefit Porter Leath.  Mrs. Louise Patterson Thank you for your leadership in coordinating this event and supporting pre-kindergarteners in the process. The Carter Malone Group,...

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Go Hillary!

I started my morning drinking from my favorite new coffee cup – Hillary 2016! The color works for me too! I encourage those who believe this country needs an experienced leader who cares about all people, even those following the other guy, it’s time to step it up and...

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Clothes Too Tight

Who knows the miserable feeling of trying on a skirt or a pair of pants that you could wear comfortably a few months ago and now they are too tight? I pride myself on being someone who takes pride most days in the way I look. I really can’t handle my clothes being too...

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I’m Proud of my Grandson Patrick III

I haven’t posted on my Deidre Malone blog in years. I actually forgot I had one until I Googled my name today and it came up. As I rekindle my relationship with this blog, I thought real hard about what I would write my first post in 5 years on. I determined it should...

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Last County Commission Meeting

I started a post on Sunday, August 22 to give my thoughts about what was going to be my last County Commission meeting on Monday. I decided not to finish that post. I guess I didn't want to get sentimental about what was my last official meeting as an elected official...

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