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    Another Brooklyn follows August as she tells her memories of living in 1970s Brooklyn, New York. It takes on a sobering effect when we realize that August’s life is turned upside down from her mother’s disappearance a...

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Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi is a great book. That goes without saying. It took me 20 mins full of self-reflection to even get over the tornado of emotions that was this book. Within these pages I screamed, cried and...

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The Poet X by Elizabeth Avedo is the story of Xiomara Batiste, an Afro-Latina who is confused and scared of what she is made of and what she has to offer to the world. She is a poet, a person who makes pictures and scenes into smal...

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Make us proud. You can do anything you put your mind to. You can be anything that you want in this world. As long as it goes with what your parents have planned for you. That is what some if not most parents want for their child.

It...

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The book by Claire Kann, Let's Talk About Love, shows the cutest...

"This is for my peoples who just lost somebody."-Mariah Carey "Bye Bye", 2008 

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That song by Mariah Carey that was made in 2008 is what keeps going into my head whenever I think about the novel by Ashley Woodfolk, The...

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The novel, Little Fires Everywhere, by Celeste Ng talks about Shaker Heights, a seemingly perfect community within Cleveland, Ohio. The timeline is set in the Clinton administration. It is not set in present day. The author talks a...

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The things that Gabrielle Union gave in her essay collection,  We're Going to Need More Wine 'the book gives the reader something more than from other memoirs/essay collections. Before reading this book  I didn't know much about he...

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A/N: This might be long because I have a lot of thoughts to get through. There is a lot to unpack and I'll try to hit on as many major points as I can. 

I feel like I went into sugar shock while reading the first pages of 'Th...

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Author Lindsay Eager’s debut novel, Hour of the Bees, mixes Latin culture with magic realism, creating a heart-felt reminder of taking pride in our roots. The story’s protagonist Carolina, or ‘Carol’ as she preferred to be ca...

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'Another Brooklyn' Book Review: This Is Memory

July 29, 2019

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