The intersection of community in Kokomo can be found right on Main Street, where all three of DeAndra Beard's businesses connect coffee, language, and literature. In 2013, Beard opened three businesses, "Beyond Barcodes Books," "Beyond Borders Language Learning Center," and "Bind Cafe." She hoped they would be the doorways to conversations and community her hometown needed.

Alicia Keys Performs “Show Me Love,” and introduces us to her new autobiography, “More Myself” during Monday nights show on Jimmy Kimmel. During interview she explains why she wrote the autobiography. Video is down below. Source:


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