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

White Rat

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 were fortunate enough … Continue reading

Her Eyes Are Watching Us

Toni Morrison’s brief description of Zora was: “One of the greatest writers of our time.” It is promising to believe she looks out from somewhere to watch the fruits of her lifelong and formerly underappreciated labor: generations who are the better for the Americana she captured and dignified. Continue reading