RIP Ntozake Shange


"Creation is everything you do. Make something"! I quote her here on the blog but I am not proud to say that I haven't read any of her books. Although I did read her introduction in Passing by Nella Larsen; I have yet to read any of her other amazing work. Ntozake Shange; poet, playwright, [...]

Book Review- Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward


"But she ain't got the mothering instinct. I knew when you was little and we was out shopping, and she bought herself something to eat and ate it right in front of you, and you was sitting there crying hungry. I knew then." -Mam Here it is; my review for Jesmyn Ward's Sing, Unburied, Sing. [...]

Book Review-Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi


This was a great read. It took me a while because of life distractions but it was overall a great read. I cried and laughed and I also longed for an opportunity to have my own Homegoing. This book delves into the slave trade and how it tore families apart leaving generation after generation with [...]