Category: Book Reviews

Review: Black Girl, Call Home and Then Call Everyone Else You Know After You Read This and Tell Them to Read It

Review: Black Girl, Call Home and Then Call Everyone Else You Know After You Read This and Tell Them to Read It

Posted May 10, 2021 by Richetta in #ownvoices, Book Reviews, poetry

Book Title: Black Girl, Call Home by Jasmine Mans Published: March 2021 Honest Confession: It’s been a while since I’ve read a volume of poetry by a single poet. And by a while I probably mean like 15 years. I recently did some professional learning where I listened to the founder of #TeachLiving Poets talk […]

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Book Review: What Kind of Girl

Book Review: What Kind of Girl

Posted April 24, 2021 by Richetta in Book Reviews, Young Adult

“That’s a very serious accusation.” A girl walks into her principal’s office and reveals that her boyfriend, a well-liked athlete, has been hitting her and she wants it to stop. Her proof, a black eye from that weekend. But the abuse started three months earlier, which begs the question “what kind of girl lets it […]

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