A Princess in Theory by Alyssa Cole|A Hilarious #BlackLove Romance!

ENTER MY GIVEAWAY MY GIVEAWAY FOR A CHANCE TO WIN A BOOK BY AN AUTHOR OF COLOR—–> HERE A Princess in Theory by Alyssa Cole Between grad school and multiple jobs, Naledi Smith doesn’t have time for fairy tales…or patience for the constant e-mails claiming she’s betrothed to an African prince. Sure. Right. Delete! As a former … More A Princess in Theory by Alyssa Cole|A Hilarious #BlackLove Romance!

[Review]So Done by Paula Chase|A Story About Black Girl Ambition and Friendship

Goodreads Summary: Jamila Phillips and Tai Johnson have been inseparable since they were toddlers, having grown up across the street from each other in Pirates Cove, a low-income housing project. As summer comes to an end, Tai can’t wait for Mila to return from spending a month with her aunt in the suburbs. But both … More [Review]So Done by Paula Chase|A Story About Black Girl Ambition and Friendship

My Thoughts on Black Reviewers and Why Their Voices Matter|Part 1

They Hate U Give is out, and I’m incredibly excited to see one of my favorite books on screen this week!  It’s important to view more POC representation in big movies, and it’s even better to see the Black Lives Matter Movement in a realistic and positive light since media outlets love to misinterpret the … More My Thoughts on Black Reviewers and Why Their Voices Matter|Part 1

Top 4 Black Tropes I’m Tired of Seeing

Hey all, When reading other perspectives, it’s sometimes difficult to spot harmful stereotypes. Hell, I’m not perfect, I’ve too fallen victim of celebrating books, TV, etc that features annoying racist tropes. I think it’s important for people to know the difference between culture and stereotypes and so here’s the top 4 black tropes I’m tired … More Top 4 Black Tropes I’m Tired of Seeing

Why Black History Month is important|BHM 2017

*I wrote this article for my school newspaper last year 2016 in response to the several students stating that black history month isn’t important.   *{} means replaced word in the sake of this blog post It’s February, you know what that means. No, not Valentine’s Day. It’s the themed month that was once prominent … More Why Black History Month is important|BHM 2017

White authors having black protagonists?|A black reader perspective|BHM 2017

Happy start to Black History Month! Note: I would like to note that all content expressed in this post comes from a matter of personal experience living in the United States, I don’t mean to offend any cultures and if I do, feel free to call me out in the comments since it’s crucial for … More White authors having black protagonists?|A black reader perspective|BHM 2017