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The Effects Of Racism On Mental Health As Explored In Ta-Nehisi Coates’ “Between The World And Me” | AKA A Paper I Wrote For School

I promised to post more about my essays and projects and stuff this school year, so today I’m sharing a paper I wrote for my Black Fiction Now class! The assignment was to analyze one of the books we read … Continue reading

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Links I Loved Lately | Race, Gender, & Education

Hey, everyone! So, tonight’s post will be super short and sweet, partially because I don’t have a ton of time (I’ve been studying all day and still have hours to go) and partially because there are, after all, only a … Continue reading

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Reading Diversely In 2016

It’s time for another post about all the books I read in 2016! Today, I’m talking about the diverse books I read last year. Diversity in literature is really important to me and I make an effort to seek out books … Continue reading

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Meeting Roxane Gay & Rick Riordan At The Iowa City Book Festival

October is one of my favorite times because the Iowa City Book Festival is held at the beginning of the month! I’d never even heard of it until I moved here last year, but now I’m all about it. I’ve been saying … Continue reading

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10 Recently Published Books That Should Be Required Reading In High School

Today I’m linking up with The Broke and the Bookish for their weekly feature, Top Ten Tuesday! This week’s prompt is a freebie! That is, we’re supposed to make a back to school-themed top ten list of some sort – … Continue reading

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10 #BlackLGBTDeserveToBe Tweets You Should Read

People of color are more likely to be LGBTQ+ than white people are, but you wouldn’t know this by looking at most media. The majority of popular books, movies, and TV shows that are fortunate enough to include LGBTQ+ characters … Continue reading

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Can We Please Get Some Context About Tropes & Originality In Diverse Stories?

Context is important. Context matters when it comes to diverse stories, especially if you’re reviewing or critiquing them. It really bothers me when people ignore the larger context of diverse stories, so… to my blog I go. To discuss this. I … Continue reading

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