This post is a follow-up to last week's open letter to Barnes & Noble. It's a letter that I'm sending directly to Barnes & Noble. Dear Barnes & Noble, On Wednesday, February 10, 2016, I went into my local Barnes and Noble in Atlanta, GA (Edgewood Shopping Center). I walked into the . . .
Good morning, did you enjoy last week's Black History Month post? I planned this week's Black History Month post awhile ago, but there have been so many things happening the last week or so that I'm going to switch it up. Don't worry I'm not going to talk about Beyonce or Cam Newton, at least not . . .
Black History Month is coming to a close and that brings me to the end of my Black women writers you should know showcase. I missed last week's post due to having a sick little one, but I'm not going to cheat you out of learning about someone new. Instead of one author, this week I'll introduce you . . .
This week's Black History Month post is a few days late, but as some of you know my husband and I caught a nasty stomach bug on Monday and it totally threw my weekly schedule for a loop. Last week I shared my personal academic muse, Jessie Fauset. This week I decided to choose an author from my . . .
A few days ago, I posted this Zora Neale Hurston quote on the Facebook fan page as a precursor to my Black History Month post. It is one of my favorite Hurston quotes. In fact, I used it in my personal statements for PhD programs. I talked in length about my uncle who never allowed me to color . . .