We all have that one book (maybe more than one) that has stuck with you for a while. You might remember it occasionally with nostalgia. You might pick it up and reread it for the umpteenth time. You…Continue
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates is written in the form of letters from a father to his son, highlighting racial injustices that he has experienced and observed throughout his lifetime. Detailing memories from his youth to his educational journey, Coates conveys the ways in which modern society poses a danger to black bodies. Even though he came from a well-educated family, his identity was still shaped by the differences that became apparent to…Continue
There are numerous myths about urban poverty that are widely believed. They range from pointing at drug culture all the way to blatant racism. The book Gang Leader for a Day will let you see for yourself what is real and what is not.
It’s been a while since I’ve read a series of books and I was a bit scared about starting this one. Series can be very addicting and if there’s too much time in between the books, I tend to forget how the previous one ended. I decided to go for the Lorien Legacies because they were conveniently in our library’s digital collection so I was able to read the first book basically anywhere. More info here. I haven’t spent finished a book this fast in a…Continue