Hitting a Straight Lick With a Crooked Stick by Zora Neale Hurston

A woman robbed of her love is more terrible than an army with banners. Reflecting on Hurston’s recently published collection, I needed to steep, sip and reflect on my thoughts on a few of my favorite stories. In John Redding Goes to Sea, I could feel a tumult of emotions, especially for John, wanting toContinue reading “Hitting a Straight Lick With a Crooked Stick by Zora Neale Hurston”

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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 4.28.19

I’ve spent most of the day trying to figure out if I should include my April wrap up info in this post since the month ends in just two days. But I think I will get some books finished so I’ll hold off for now. I can wrap up my tea challenge because I’ve includedContinue reading “My week in books and tea 4.28.19”