Gone Missing in Harlem by Karla F. C. Holloway is her highly anticipated second novel, from her In Harlem series. This book is set against the backdrop of the real and infamous Charles Lindbergh kidnapping and murder case of the 1930s. In Gone Missing in Harlem, the child in question is a baby girl called […]
What exactly is a Black Buck? Is it a black male deer, black money (in the spirit of keeping the spending power of Black people circulating within the Black community for longer before going into the wider economy) or a Black man?
Wow! What more can I say. I really enjoyed reading All Boys Aren’t Blue by George M. Johnson, and found it so relatable considering, I’m not a person from the LGBTQ+ community, and I did not grow up in the USA. Holidays don’t count for me, I’m afraid. As a YA book, I believe the […]
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 […]
I recently featured in Episode 3 aka Ebony & Brownvory of the Black Woman’s Hour which is hosted by my friend Ava Vidal and Ayisha Vigneswaren, alongside journalist Ash Sarkar. Some of you may be asking isn’t there already a Woman’s Hour, and the answer to this question is yes. The BBC has a highly […]