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Black Is: Beyond Revisionist Histories of Blackness in Popular Culture

My undergraduate degree is in history — African history at that. For the past four years I have spent a significant amount of time redacting secondary sources and troubling the archive trying in my own small way to rewrite or give new meaning to the history of my people, Black people.  One of my favorite […]

In Search of Our Mothers Gardens: Womanist Prose by Alice Walker

I don’t know if I was looking for something in particular when I began reading this book of essays. I had previously been introduced to the creative work of Alice Walker through her book, The Color Purple but landed upon this text when attempting to curate an African feminist syllabus. Little did I know then that […]