I love to give books as gifts and this is the giving season! I'll continue giving readings from and going into details about these books on the negression podcast, but I'm announcing them all in time for those like me who love to give books as gifts. Comment on what you read this year. Happy Reading!
#JussieSmollettTrial: Reflections from Chicago. How are we measuring "success"? What's worth it? What's not? For context on hate crimes, I read from #RichardWright's posthumous novel The Man Who Lived Underground. Be grateful for what you have or achieve, people.
It is my privilege to salute Jennifer and Jordan Turpin, two young women who escaped and started over after a lifetime of the unimaginable. David and Louise Turpin raised their 13 children in secret squalor and tortuous rules, until, to save her siblings, Jordan found the courage at age 17 to leap into the world she'd never known.
Way to make everybody feel bad when the #1 trending movie over the gluttonous, lazy Thanksgiving Weekend shows us a 50something sister doing crossfit.
All my dear readers, friends and fam, have a beautiful Thanksgiving! I'm grateful for you! Just picked apples recently... we're gonna get a nice pie, maybe at least two apple frittatas for breakfast and late night snacks. More later... #Thanksgiving2021 #Blessed #Grateful #Love
An outstanding and necessary achievement for a musician of David's talent as well as his commitment to Chicago, culminating now in his film's inclusion in the "Made in Chicago" Shorts Program of the fame Black Harvest Film Festival at the Siskel Center.
These ladies both look beautiful, powerful and serene. Health always comes before weight. More self-made women in media, please.