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  2. Sapphire (author) - Wikipedia

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    Sapphire's work is included in the 2019 anthology New Daughters of Africa, edited by Margaret Busby. Personal life. Sapphire lives in New York City. She is openly bisexual. Like her character Precious, Sapphire was sexually abused at the age of eight by her father. Works. Novels. Push (1996) The Kid (2011) Poetry

  3. Sapphire Jubilee of Elizabeth II - Wikipedia

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    In September 2017, a new community centre in Collier Row, Romford, was named the Sapphire Jubilee Community Centre in the Queen's honour.. To mark the Queen's Sapphire Jubilee, Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council instituted "The Queen's Sapphire Jubilee Awards", which are awarded to young people aged between 7 and 20 years, to support them to get started, improve and excel in sport, art, dance or ...

  4. Sapphire & Steel - Wikipedia

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    Sapphire & Steel is a British television supernatural sci-fi/fantasy series starring David McCallum as Steel and Joanna Lumley as Sapphire. Produced by ATV , it ran from 1979 to 1982 on the ITV network.

  5. Star Sapphire (character) - Wikipedia

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    Star Sapphire is the name of several fictional characters in DC Comics; many of them are villainous, and all connected in origin.Within DC continuity, an immortal race of warrior women (the Zamarons) were depicted as having the ancient tradition of choosing physically identical mortals from across the cosmos to serve as the host body for their queen.

  6. Precious (film) - Wikipedia

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    Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire, or simply Precious, is a 2009 American drama film, directed and co-produced by Lee Daniels. Its script was written by Geoffrey S. Fletcher, adapted from the 1996 novel Push by Sapphire. The film stars Gabourey Sidibe, Mo'Nique, Paula Patton, and Mariah Carey. This marked the acting debut of ...

  7. Cordierite - Wikipedia

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    Cordierite or iolite is a magnesium iron aluminium cyclosilicate.Iron is almost always present and a solid solution exists between Mg-rich cordierite and Fe-rich sekaninaite with a series formula: (Mg,Fe) 2 Al 3 (Si 5 AlO 18) to (Fe,Mg) 2 Al 3 (Si 5 AlO 18).

  8. Garnet (Steven Universe) - Wikipedia

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    Garnet is a fusion — i.e., two Gems combining personalities and appearances as one shared holographic body — formed by two Gems named Ruby and Sapphire, who choose to remain permanently fused out of love for each other.

  9. Stereotypes of African Americans - Wikipedia

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    Minstrel shows portrayed and lampooned blacks in stereotypical and often disparaging ways, as ignorant, lazy, buffoonish, superstitious, joyous, and musical. Blackface was a style of theatrical makeup popular in the United States, which was used to effect the countenance of an iconic, racist American archetype: that of the "darky" or "coon" (both are racial slurs).