Book thoughts

Somebody sing a Black girl’s song

Trauma. This word is buzzing around my head after I finished Monday’s Not Coming by Tiffany D. Jackson. So many iterations and layers of trauma. So many ways it can show up in the body of a black girl and a black woman. The trauma of a best friend who disappeared. Of lost children. Of… Continue reading Somebody sing a Black girl’s song

Poetry

I have been dying to tell you

I have been dying to tell you I’m sorry I’m sorry for the coulda beens and shoulda beens The missed opportunities I’m sorry for the fear that kept me Keeps me From authentically being myself around you I’m sorry I kept you in this box Of what everyone else thinks of you I’m sorry I… Continue reading I have been dying to tell you

Recommendations

A very short list of books white people should read

A trend on #bookstagram has been to post of stack of books white people should read in order to become better allies for racial justice and ending white supremacy. I participated with my own list based on what books I own, but there are so many books out there I want to share. I wanted… Continue reading A very short list of books white people should read