Reflections on Angela Tucker’s Red Table Talk

I’ll begin by saying that it takes a lot of courage for adoptees to open up and talk about their adoptions. There will always be people who say that we should only be grateful. There will be people who say that we shared too much. Or that we didn’t share enough. On Oct. 21st, Angela […]

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“For Black Girls Like Me” Offers a Much Needed Perspective

About a year ago, I interviewed Mariama Lockington, and we talked about a lot of things, including her upcoming YA novel, For Black Girls Like Me. I eagerly anticipated reading her book, and recently I finished it in one afternoon. There’s so much to love about this book, and there is so much that I […]

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Dear Haiti, Love Alaine: A Novel Full of History and Black Girl Magic

I fell in love with the cover of Dear Haiti, Love Alaine when I first saw it online last year. Thankfully, one of the authors, Maika Moulite, was kind enough to send me an ARC (advanced reader copy) when I met her at the Liberty City Reads Festival. I finished the book in just a […]

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