Angel of Greenwood | Randi Pink | Book Review

When I saw April’s video on TikTok all about the story I knew I was going to have to pick it up. Angel Of Greenwood is set in what was once known as Black Wallstreet in a section of Tulsa, Oklahoma. This area was the first known prosperous community for Black Americans. In this community,Continue reading “Angel of Greenwood | Randi Pink | Book Review”

Sisters in Arms | Kaia Alderson | Book Review

Sisters In Arms was another one of my Book of the Month picks. I was immediately drawn to the idea of learning more about the Six Triple Eight. I honestly had never heard of them before or if I had the information was very brief. So I began this book with an open mind andContinue reading “Sisters in Arms | Kaia Alderson | 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”

My Own Words | Ruth Bader Ginsburg | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To My Own Words by Ruth Bader Ginsburg? Ruth Bader Ginsburg was such an iconic woman in American history. I was so saddened by her death and the events that immediately followed it. And I wanted to learn more about the woman that had helped change the course of American historyContinue reading “My Own Words | Ruth Bader Ginsburg | Audiobook Review”

What Unites Us | Dan Rather | Book Review

“We are a nation not only of dreamers, but also of fixers. We have looked at our land and people, and said, time and time again, “This is not good enough; we can be better.” What Unites Us is Dan Rather’s reflection on the United States of America and American patriotism. It is a reflectionContinue reading “What Unites Us | Dan Rather | Book Review”

Alexander Hamilton | Ron Chernow | Book Review

I had wanted to read Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow ever since Lin Manuel Miranda first started talking about it during his creative stages of Hamilton The Musical. Being a Broadway fan, I loved the concept of having a musical based on a historical biography, and being a fan of historical biographies, I am alwaysContinue reading “Alexander Hamilton | Ron Chernow | Book Review”

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