The Book Itch: Freedom, Truth, and Harlem's Greatest Bookstore by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson (Book Review)

In 2011, Micheaux-Nelson published the young adult, historical fiction novel, No Crystal Stair: A Documentary Novel of the Life and Work of Lewis Michaux, Harlem Bookseller. But she wasn't done there. She wanted to be able to share this story with a younger audience, so in 2015, she published The Book Itch. 

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There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyonce by Morgan Parker (Book Review)

I was excited about this book the moment I heard about it. I don't gravitate to poetry but I like to branch out and plus- this book has Beyonce in the title. It HAS to be good. With all the accolades, I expected this collection to be show stopping. But that wasn't the case for me.

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2 Ways to Make Your Gun Violence Activism More Inclusive (My Thoughts On March For Our Lives)

This post is to say that if you decide to protest current gun laws, your activism should include the lives of Black and Brown people who have also been victims. The narrative around Black gun death is very different than the (mostly) open arms policy the Parkland students are getting. Why do you think that is? 

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