Brief thoughts on Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Between the World and Me

  Is Ta-Nehisi Coates’ new book, Between the World and Me,  styled as a letter to his 15 year old son Samori, the opposite of the song that has become somewhat of a rallying cry at some Black Lives Matter movement events, Kendrick Lamar’s “Alright”? I have read critiques of Coates’ book which lament it as… Continue reading Brief thoughts on Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Between the World and Me

Books · Feminism · History

Radical Black Women

This Saturday I was supposed to participate in a reading discussion group about the history of Black women’s radical activism, but I’m not not able to attend it, so I will use this post to discuss my thoughts about what I read and highlight some of the women involved in leftist/ communist activism in the… Continue reading Radical Black Women


Reading Recommendations

I’ve been reading some truly amazing books in the past year, and in this post, I’ll recommend  a few of my favorites. These books really impacted and inspired me, challenged my thinking, and their words have stayed with me. Men We Reaped by Jesmyn Ward-In her memori, Jesmyn explores why the young Black men in… Continue reading Reading Recommendations