Ashley M. Jones shares a reading list to celebrate REPARATIONS NOW!.
Tags: American Happiness, Andrew Aydin, Ashley M. Jones, audre lorde, Eloise Greenfield, going to meet the man, Good Talk, Honey I Love, Incendiary Art, Jacqueline Allen Trimble, James Baldwin, John Lewis, Kevin Young, Kwoya Fagin Maples, Lucille Clifton, Mend, Michael Glaser, Mira Jacob, Monique L. Jones, Nate Powell, Patricia Smith, Reparations Now!, Sister Outsider, Sonia Sanchez, The Book of Awesome Black Americans, What to Read When
Tara Campbell discusses her new book, POLITICAL AF: A RAGE COLLECTION.
Tags: anger, birth control, black women, capitalism, Circe's Bicycle, Civil Rights Movement, colorism, fascism, flash fiction, gender inequality, George Floyd, George S. Schuyler, Hannah Grieco, hermit crab essay, hybrid genre, identity, John Lewis, Margaret Atwood, Margo Jefferson, misogyny, Negroland, patriarchy, poems, poetry, police brutality, Political AF, Political AF: A Rage Collection, political writing, Politics, racial inequality, Racism, science fiction, sexism, slavery, speculative fiction, Tara Campell, Unlikely Books, Walking with the Wind, White Supremacy, women's anger, writing process, Zoe Leonard
I needed love big enough to make my own hunger seem small. ...more
Tags: Border Song, depression, divorce, Donald Trump, earworm, election 2020, Elton John, gay, gender equality, gender inequality, gender roles, Honeymoon, impeachment, John Lewis, LBGTQ, Leigh Hopkins, Lesbian, marriage, Megan Stielstra, Politics, Presidential election, proposal, Qassem Suleimani, queer, relationships, Stephen Jay Gould, The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, The Wrong Way to Save Your Life, Thomas Kuhn, Thomas Paine, Trump, Turning Purple
Dave Cullen discusses his new book, PARKLAND: BIRTH OF A MOVEMENT.
Tags: activism, Alfonso Calderon, army, Columbine, Columbine High School, Dave Cullen, gay, gun violence, high school, Jackie Corin, John Lewis, journalism, Karen Auvinen, laurie anderson, LGBTQ, Lucia Berlin, March for Our Lives, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, masculinity, mass shootings, military, New Journalism, NRA, Parkland, Parkland: Birth of a Movement, PTSD, school shooting, school shootings, second amendment, teenagers, trauma
Authors whose works have been challenged or banned give recommendations on other “uncomfortable” books that will make you a better person for having read them.
Tags: 10000 Dresses, A Midwinter Break, A Time to Kill, Alain Deneault, Alice Walker, American Library Association, Andrew Aydin, Angie Thomas, banned books, beloved, Bernard MacLaverty, censorship, Charles Johnson, chris hedges, crank, Daughter of the Forrest, David France, Edward P. Jones, Einstein's Beach House, Ellen Hopkins, Emily Rosenblum, Empire of Illusions, growing, Harper Lee, Heather Has Two Mommies, How to Survive a Plague, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Imperial Canada Inc, In the Night Kitchen, It's Perfectly Normal, Jacob M. Appel, James Joyce, Janet Fitch, John Grisham, John Lewis, Juliet Marillier, Leslea Newman, Life is Funny, Love Comes Later, MARCH series, Marcus Ewert, Margo Lanagan, mariko tamaki, maurice sendak, Maya Angelou, Middle Passage, Mohana Rajakumar, Nate Powell, Nawal El Saadawi, No Choirboy, reading recommendations, Rex Ray, Robie H. Harris, Spencer Folkins, Susan Kuklin, Tender Morsels, the bluest eye, The Color Purple, The Hate U Give, The Known World, This One Summer, To Kill a Mockingbird, Toni Morrison, Ulysses, What to Read When, White Oleander, Woman at Point Zero
Last year on our way to and from getting married in New Orleans, my now husband and I went on a civil rights pilgrimage. We went to Montgomery and Birmingham; we went to Selma. We drove the Pettus Bridge there in Selma a dozen times, imagining, feeling a weighty sadness all over. I want to […]
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