Nostalgia is above all, a product of the imaginary, and it is generally invented to foster a sense of both self-continuitiy and community Afro Nostalgia: Feeling Good in Contemporary Black Culture by Badia Ahad-Legardy Afro Nostalgia: Feeling Good in Contemporary Black Culture by Badia Ahad-Legardy is a thoroughly well researched and insightful book that examines […]

Just finished reading Black Heroes: A Black History Book for Kids: 51 Inspiring People from Ancient Africa to Modern-Day U.S.A by Arlisha Norwood. It’s currently free on Kindle Unlimited. The children’s book includes heroes from across the diaspora. I loved the fact the book included those from pre and post colonial mainland Africa – such […]

obitoftheday: Obit of the Day: Maya Angelou Maya Angelou, one of the great voices in American writing, passed away on May 28, 2014 at the age of 86. A Renaissance woman, Ms. Angelou was a dancer, poet, memoirist, actor, and director. She worked with Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, Martha Graham, Alvin Ailey, and […]