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Top 10 Words of Advice from Reginald Hudlin

I like lists.  Over the year, I make ten top ten lists.  This is one of them. Over the years, a few things I have said have caught on with friends or the media.  Here are a few of them: 1.  DON’T FIGHT THE POWER, BE THE POWER. I came…

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Richard Hudlin – Tennis Champion

Richard Hudlin – My great uncle would be at least “hood famous” as a legendary teacher at Sumner High School.  Sumner was one of those legendary high schools that black communities often had that educated generations of high achievers.  But tennis is Richard’s true calling.  Richard played tennis for the University…

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RICHARD HUDLIN – THE FIRST FILMMAKING HUDLIN

My great-grandfather, Richard Hudlin (1858-1918) became a member of the National Negro League during and after Reconstruction. He worked with Booker T. Washington and WEB Du Bois to resist the return of white supremacy. Meanwhile, he was a publisher and newspaper writer in Saint Louis. He wrote for the St….

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Peter Hudlin’s Underground Railroad Station

The House of Hudlin My Family History My success is built on an incredible history of heroes who have achieved great things in the face of oppression.  This is the first of a series of posts about the Hudlin family.  I could not tell this story without the extraordinary efforts…

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