Last Summer on State Street: MGB Book Club

As first posted on The Modern Green Book book club Last Summer on State Street is about Black girlhood and what it means to lose your home. Set in the Robert Taylor Projects in urban Chicago, we get a glimpse of the lives of four friends, Felicia (“FeFe”), Precious, Stacia, and Tonya. They spend the summerContinue reading “Last Summer on State Street: MGB Book Club”

Carefree Black Girls: A Book Review

As first posted on I have been following Zeba Blay’s writing on Huff post for a really long time. Her writing challenges me and validates me every single time. Needless to say, I was stoked when I saw she wrote a book called Carefree Black Girls: A Celebration of Black Women in Popular Culture. And she didContinue reading “Carefree Black Girls: A Book Review”