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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A Year of Stories

A year ago today, I clicked “publish” on my first blog post. As I’ve told others, I started the blog as a New Year’s goal. For the past few years, I’ve always put “publish my writing” as a goal, but I would never get around to doing anything about it. Work kept me busy. My […]

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