Great African-American Books of 2014

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Compiling this list of 2014 books by or about Black Americans which I read cover-to-cover, or keep on my “To Read” mantle, is how I have officially begun my holidays; there is just something about putting hands deep into books (with covers and pages) that makes everything all right. Continue reading

Black Woman Gossip (Or, Ten Great Black Women’s Story Collections)

If nothing else, Black women can certainly tell a story. And where others are more subdued or might strain unto artificial performance and nearly-rehearsed expression, such embellishments to a tale are attributes we can’t help but deliver automatically. While the privileged classes … Continue reading