Sisters of the Yam: MGB Book Club

Our January 2023 book club pick! bell hooks never disappoints! Granted, this is only the second book I have read by bell hooks, but I am still blown away every single time. Even though this is the second edition of Sisters of the Yam: Black Women and Self-Recovery, everything in this text is still veryContinue reading “Sisters of the Yam: MGB Book Club”

Best Nonfiction of 2022

Here is part two of my own favorites of 2022 list: the nonfiction picks! See my previous post for the break down of how diversely I read and what metrics I use. *drum roll* Best Nonfiction Books of 2022 I read some really good books this year! Here are 10 of my favorite nonfiction reads,Continue reading “Best Nonfiction of 2022”

Who Was bell hooks?

As first posted on As I was coming from a walk with a white colleague, I was checking my smart watch to turn off my walking workout. I was distracted by a news alert that popped up.  bell hooks, famed feminist writer, dies at age 69 “Oh no, bell hooks died.” “Who?” “bell hooks,Continue reading “Who Was bell hooks?”