“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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Fighting for the Most Vulnerable: A Conversation with Dr. Ely Thelot

For anyone new to my blog, I started years ago primarily blogging about adoption stories. One of my passions is the support network that I created for Haitian adoptees. The other is furthering the discussion on how to support families who may not want adoption as a first option. Along with the conversation of adoption, […]

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