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Book Review: The Twelve Tribes of Hattie

“You ain’t strong like she is. You got a soul that cain’t be still. Your mama did too at one time, but she wrestled it down. Yours look like it’s running you.” Ayana Mathis’ debut novel, The Twelve Tribes of Hattie, is a collection of short stories that speak life to the complexities of Black […]

Book Review: “Simon Says,” by Theresa Davis

“Simon Says” is the fifth self-published book by world-renowned poet and spoken word artist, Theresa Davis. In this book of poetry and prose, Davis gives the readers a peek into her world as an educator and mother of school-aged children, covering issues such as bullying, reluctant students, and latchkey kids who were too soon made […]