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πŸ“š Bookish Thoughts πŸ’­ β € But first, Happy National Crown Day! Today commemorates the one-year anniversary of the signin…

πŸ“š Bookish Thoughts πŸ’­ β € But first, Happy National Crown Day! Today commemorates the one-year anniversary of the signing of the inaugural CROWN Act in California by Governor @gavinnewsom . β € To celebrate, I gave Her Majesty some TLC last night with a deep conditioning and protein treatment. Who is Her Majesty? My hair of …

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#NormalizeBlackHistory hosted by @thereadingchemist & @allegedlymari β € ✨Do you know Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm? β € …

#NormalizeBlackHistory hosted by @thereadingchemist & @allegedlymari β € ✨Do you know Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm? β € Daughter of a factory worker and a maid, she was β € * the first Black woman to be elected to Congress * the first Black woman to have made a bid for the presidency of the United States * …

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πŸ“š Bookish Thoughts πŸ’­ β € Brazen β€’ Vulnerabe β€’ Esoteric β € πŸ’¬ β€œIt’s just too f*#%&$g much to always have to be angry and a…

πŸ“š Bookish Thoughts πŸ’­ β € Brazen β€’ Vulnerabe β€’ Esoteric β € πŸ’¬ β€œIt’s just too f*#%&$g much to always have to be angry and alert. To always have to be ready and willing to challenge whiteness. To always have a perfectly pithy tweet or a thousand-word screed ready in response to the next Trayvon Martin, …

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πŸ“š Bookish Thoughts πŸ’­ β € πŸ’¬ Dark β€’ Fantasy β€’ Romantic β € πŸ“š A Song of Wraiths and Ruin by Roseanne A. Brown β € ❓Do you lik…

πŸ“š Bookish Thoughts πŸ’­ β € πŸ’¬ Dark β€’ Fantasy β€’ Romantic β € πŸ“š A Song of Wraiths and Ruin by Roseanne A. Brown β € ❓Do you like warm and fluffy romances or love with an edge? β € πŸ’‘A Song of Wraiths and Ruin presents us with a grief-stricken Black princess (yay), Karina, with a dark …

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πŸ“š Bookish Thoughts πŸ’­ β € πŸ’¬ Slow Burn β€’ Drama β€’ Witty β € πŸ“š Mr Loverman by Bernardine Evaristo β € ❓Let’s talk about secret…

πŸ“š Bookish Thoughts πŸ’­ β € πŸ’¬ Slow Burn β€’ Drama β€’ Witty β € πŸ“š Mr Loverman by Bernardine Evaristo β € ❓Let’s talk about secrets! I have yet to hear a good one that wasn’t a marriage proposal or pregnancy reveal. And sometimes even those are debatable as good news depending on the recipient. What was …

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πŸ“š Happy Publication Day πŸ“š β € This Is Major: Notes on Diana Ross, Dark Girls, and Being Dope by Shayla Lawson β € Do you h…

πŸ“š Happy Publication Day πŸ“š β € This Is Major: Notes on Diana Ross, Dark Girls, and Being Dope by Shayla Lawson β € Do you have your copy yet? I’m thinking this would make a great buddy read! β € πŸ’‹ xoxo, Kat β € P.S. #bookstagram it’s time for that hashtag rant for this #bookbirthday ! Add …

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β€œThe Black skin is not a badge of shame, but rather a glorious symbol of national greatness.” – Marcus Garvey β € The res…

β€œThe Black skin is not a badge of shame, but rather a glorious symbol of national greatness.” – Marcus Garvey β € The resilience of Black people is unlike any other and is beautifully written in prose, verse, nonfiction and fiction. There are Black authors in all genres who write about what it means to be …

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What is the status of your June TBR? β € Have you read every Pride and Caribbean heritage on your bookshelf? I know I have…

What is the status of your June TBR? β € Have you read every Pride and Caribbean heritage on your bookshelf? I know I haven’t and have even added more throughout the month. With two days to go, I don’t think I’m going to make it. But the good thing is the fun can and will …

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Happy Saturday! I’m in between books at the moment, So I decided to checkout some quick reads! β € Let me tell you, 😴 I’v…

Happy Saturday! I’m in between books at the moment, So I decided to checkout some quick reads! β € Let me tell you, 😴 I’ve been sleeping on CRWN magazine! β € I recently got this trio in the mail and I don’t know what took me so long! β € Within the pages I found articles on …

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πŸ“š Bookish Thoughts πŸ“š β € Does the personal happenings of authors affect you? Would one or more ignorant tweets shift yo…

πŸ“š Bookish Thoughts πŸ“š β € Does the personal happenings of authors affect you? Would one or more ignorant tweets shift your perspective on their books? Does insensitive tendencies constitute a drop in ratings? The more important question is, should it? β € After finishing this book, I was on cloud nine. In spite of the fumbling …