TIA Talks: The Women of Brewster Place, by Gloria Naylor (1982)
Simply put…I adore Gloria Naylor. This book is that fiyah! It’s everything I could ask for in a novel: a full exploration of the human spirit. Have you read it? What did you think?
Since Twitter is down, why not check out this review and some other ones over on the Token In America channel? Right?
Race is not a biological category that naturally produces health disparities because of genetic differences. Race is a political category that has staggering biological consequences because of the impact of social inequality on people’s health.Dorothy E. Roberts, Fatal Intervention (via lamaracuya)
TIA Talks Live: Americanah with FrenchieDee!
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And I cried. For myself. For this woman talkin’ about love. For all the women who have ever stretched their bodies out anticipating civilization and finding ruins.Sonia Sanchez (Homegirls and Handgrenades)
If you haven’t seen the TIA Talks on the novel Americanah, be sure to check it out before tomorrow’s hangout! Also, check out FrenchieDee’s review which is awesomesauce!
Yeah, it’s about that time. What are you reading this March?
Black women have had to develop a larger vision of our society than perhaps any other group. They have had to understand white men, white women, and black men. And they have had to understand themselves. When black women win victories, it is a boost for virtually every segment of society.
- Angela Davis, activist, author, educator
It’s Thursday and you know what that means, right?! It’s time to answer this week’s This, That, or The Third! (☜ Damn, that’s a lot of Ts)
This week, let us know your favorite reading spot. Is it in bed, on the floor, or on the go?