Prior to seeing the book cover of Wicked Enchantment, I had never heard of Wanda Coleman, and I have to say I feel somewhat robbed that I did not discover her until after she had died some years ago. The cover drove me to choose the book as it showed a striking image of a […]
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?
Banned Books Week, from a US perspective ended earlier this month (September 27 – October 3, 2020). The UK’s Banned Books Week was the previous week, but I’m taking this time to examine some of the books I’d previously read, which have featured on the censors’ list. Why were they banned in a country where the freedom […]
Superior: The Return of Race Science by Angela Saini was an extremely thought provoking book. Reading it against the backdrop of the global pandemic made it even more poignant, as once again us in the West are being told that Black and Asian were dying at a significantly higher proportion than the majority of the […]
Hood Feminism by Mikki Kendall is an interesting collection of essays, as it reminds me of conversations I have with my friends (both in the UK and the US). The discourse regarding the balance of race and gender, as well as our internal colourism are a fine balance when living in the West. It reminded […]