It is Black History Month and as my city continues to honor the contributions of the children of Africa in America, I pause to add a bit of literature to that celebration.
I have literally read and reviewed lots of books that are complete, fully realized, and filled with depth about black men and women. Some are literary fiction (I neither read nor review that urban erotica genre stereotype pushed out by some publishing houses as black female fiction) and some are non-fiction works.
Some of the books I've read, fiction and non-fiction, that I highly recommend include:
This story is precisely why I started writing literary criticisms of works by, for, or about the ordinary extraordinary lives about women of...
My heart shattered yesterday when I learned of the passing of Literary Mother, Toni Morrison. In her eloquent prose, she invited me, a Bla...