Red At The Bone | Jacqueline Woodson | Book Review

Red At The Bone is less than 200 pages but holds such a poignant story. It involves two very different families who are brought together in an unexpected way. Opening in the year 2001, the families have come together to celebrate a coming of age ceremony; and being in such close proximity to reevaluate howContinue reading “Red At The Bone | Jacqueline Woodson | Book Review”

Lifting As We Climb | Evette Dionne | Book Review

Lifting As We Climb: Black Women’s Battle For The Ballot Box by Evette Dionne is such an important book. I am a student of women’s studies. I have my master’s degree in the field. However, I still feel like my knowledge is limited, and I am always looking for ways to add to it. MoreContinue reading “Lifting As We Climb | Evette Dionne | Book Review”

The Color of Law | Richard Rothstein | Book Review

The Color Of Law by Richard Rothstein gives the history of de jure segregation (segregation that existed because of local laws that mandated the segregation) in America. Using multiple examples, this text argues that anti-Black governmental housing policies have led to racially divided cities and suburbs. It is an eye opener regarding the humanitarian crimesContinue reading “The Color of Law | Richard Rothstein | Book Review”

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