Current Read: Hood Feminism

Current Read: Hood Feminism

Posted April 26, 2021 by Richetta in Currently Reading, non-fiction

An Intriguing Critique of the Feminist Movement I’ve been making my way slowly through Mikki Kendall’s Hood Feminism: Notes From the Women That A Movement Forgot. This is partially because my kids keep pulling my bookmark out of book and I have been rereading some passages when I’ve been really tired. So I’m going to […]

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Current Read: Black Girl, Call Home

Current Read: Black Girl, Call Home

Posted April 26, 2021 by Richetta in Currently Reading

Today I started reading Jasmine Mans’ poetry book Black Girl, Call Home in celebration of National Poetry Month. I sought her book out at the bookstore after seeing it mentioned repeatedly around the #bookstagram universe. But what got me to purchase it was landing on the poem, “Secrets” when I began to flip through it.  […]

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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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A Mom’s Jump Back Into Reading

A Mom’s Jump Back Into Reading

Posted April 24, 2021 by Richetta in Thoughts & Ideas

Welcome book lovers and lovers of books! One of my favorite activities is to drink hot cocoa and read a good book. I have learned to adapt my approaches to reading during my journey of growth and transition from a single woman to a super busy mother of three little ones. The following are my three approaches […]

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