Representative Geraldine Thompson

State of Florida


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My Favorite Books

Wrapped in Rainbows by Valerie Boyd
This book (Wrapped in Rainbows) highlights the extraordinary life and accomplishments of Zora Neale Hurston.

Dreams From My Father by Barack Obama
This great book reveals the journey of Senator Barack Obama from the inner city to Presidential candidate.

From Slavery to Freedom by John Hope Franklin
Franklin chronicles African-American history in the United States.

Right Now I'm Reading

The Audacity of Hope by  Barack Obama

Favorite Authors

1.) Dr. John Hope Franklin, who has conducted extensive research on little-known African-Americans.

2.) Zora Neale Hurston, she was ahead of her time.

3.) Carl Rowan, really captured the essence of the Civil Rights movement.

Reading is Important

I learned to read before I enrolled in the first grade. My mother gave me the gift of reading which has opened up a world of opportunity. Reading remains my favorite pastime.

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