Our African-American Reads – May

Welcome to the first installment of Our African-American Reads. If you’ve read either one of the books, feel free to comment on any of the questions and your experience with the book. My Book: The Blacker the Berry by Wallace Thurman Summary: Emma Lou Morgan is a young black woman who experiences prejudice within herContinue reading “Our African-American Reads – May”

My week in books and tea 3.31.19

Spring is underway with beautiful blossoming trees and singing birds. All wonderful with the exception of the pollen haze which is terrible for allergy sufferers. Staying in doors with a good book and tea are ways to minimize exposure to the allergens. But when friends come in town, you play games, enjoy lots of laughsContinue reading “My week in books and tea 3.31.19”

Passing – Review

“She was caught between allegiances, different, yet the same. Herself. Her race. Race! The thing that bound and suffocated her. Whatever steps she took, or if she took none at all, something would be crushed. A person or the race. …Nothing, she imagined, was ever more completely sardonic. Some books you need to be inContinue reading “Passing – Review”