Tag: black women

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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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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