“provides both practical and clinical advice with an emphasis on improving Black Women’s emotional and physical health through trauma resolution, exercise, mindfulness, support systems, sel
“an incredibly valuable, insightful, and instructive book . . .
“It is more than a little disconcerting to read that each meeting of the White Knights, no matter how sparsely attended, opened with a Christian prayer before discussion turned to their dec
“Armed with the insight and lessons from her youth, the author emerged as a bright young college student who learned to love herself for who she was and who she has yet to become.”
“reveals the real life of the enslaved Africans.”
“High school students should be especially eager to read this history, a sense of 1700s America they won’t find in their textbooks.”
“While some black Tulsans were indicted, no whites ever served prison time for any of the events of the massacre, nor did it take long for white amnesia to set in.”
“In this short, stunning work, with his inimitable use of language, Baldwin distills the essence of his pain and wisdom and points a way for our own time.”
“[A] fascinating, beautifully written memoir . . .”
In February of 1969, Duke University was on the cusp of national prominence, about to eclipse Emory and Vanderbilt as the South’s premier institution of higher learning and preparing what would be
Let’s not call this a review, deal? Who reviews June Jordan? She was the queen of everything.
“Buses Are a Comin’ offers more than a tribute to the Freedom Riders and other activists who put their lives on the line in the face of segregationist massive resistance and stirre
“The Ledger and the Chain emerges as an essential and definitive work to stand alongside Walter Johnson’s Soul by Soul, Edward E.
Natalie Baszile first caught a whiff of fame with her novel, Queen Sugar, that was adapted for TV and co-produced by Ava DuVernay and Oprah Winfrey.
“The poems in Waterbaby are present. They tell the truth and will inspire readers to lust for more.”
“Our Team gloriously chronicles the excruciating birth pains and exhilarating triumph of a ballclub that played an undervalued but coequal role in challenging major league baseball's instit
“For its penetrating thought, its joyful language, and its eclectic wanderings among the peaks and valleys of high and low culture, this book is an act of sublime generosity from a brillian
“Filled with vivid first-person accounts, Traveling Black is a superb history that captures a shameful aspect of the American story.”
“The Three Mothers is a tribute to and celebration of Black motherhood from the late 1800s to the present.”
This book might have been subtitled An Anthology of Black Lesbian Writing.
“In Gates’ capable hands The Black Church is a stirring story, told with compassion, respect, and not a little awe.”
From the start it is clear Floating in a Most Peculiar Way is going to be a journey of discovery like few others. Not many people can say they are from a country that no longer exists.
A venture titled Bookmarked has been launched by Ig Publishing. The theory and practice of the series is that a writer considers some other writer’s book that influenced her or him greatly.
American history is “littered with utopian experiments that began with giddy promise and ended in depressing failure,” writes Thomas Healy. In Soul City, he tells one such story.
According to Wikipedia, the Reverend Al Sharpton preached his first sermon at the age of four.