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#ReadInterfaith ✨ Day 1 Today’s theme is “Poetry”✨ Here is your #blackjewishbookchallenge pick: ⠀ 📚 Yarmulkes & Fitted …

#ReadInterfaith ✨ Day 1 Today’s theme is “Poetry”✨ Here is your #blackjewishbookchallenge pick: ⠀ 📚 Yarmulkes & Fitted Caps by Aaron Samuels ⠀ ⠀ ✨Excerpt (shared with permission. Thank you @writebloodypublishing & @PoetryAaron): ⠀ “WHICH KEEPS ME ⠀ Black is the stain on me that everyone feels comfortable ignoring. Jewish is that too. ⠀ The …

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📚 Bookmail 📚 ⠀ ❓Are you a fan of Akwaeke Emezi? ⠀ Ever since I read the novels Freshwater and Pet, I have been hooke…

📚 Bookmail 📚 ⠀ ❓Are you a fan of Akwaeke Emezi? ⠀ Ever since I read the novels Freshwater and Pet, I have been hooked! First off Freshwater was such a twisty new concept for me, my brain exploded. I sat for a long time after reading that digesting what I just read, then I …

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✨ #readinterfaith Kickoff ⠀ I am Black. I am Jewish. I am Proud. ⠀ I want to challenge the common assumptions about whom…

✨ #readinterfaith Kickoff ⠀ I am Black. I am Jewish. I am Proud. ⠀ I want to challenge the common assumptions about whom and what Jews are, by presenting ”own voices” Jews of color literature. Jews of colorful families exist from the Americas, Iberian Peninsula, Asia, Africa, and India. From Jews by birth to Jews …

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📚 Bookish Thoughts 💭 ⠀ Engrossing • Conversational • Thought Provoking ⠀ 💬 “When Black people let DNA tests take prec…

📚 Bookish Thoughts 💭 ⠀ Engrossing • Conversational • Thought Provoking ⠀ 💬 “When Black people let DNA tests take precedence over their family stories, as I did, they reinforce narrow, racist misconceptions about blood purity and authenticity.” ⠀ “People’s assumptions are not only wrong, but dangerous too. When people assume, they inadvertently erase others’ …

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📚 Bookish Thoughts 💭 ⠀ Engrossing • Conversational • Thought Provoking ⠀ 💬 “When Black people let DNA tests take prec…

📚 Bookish Thoughts 💭 ⠀ Engrossing • Conversational • Thought Provoking ⠀ 💬 “When Black people let DNA tests take precedence over their family stories, as I did, they reinforce narrow, racist misconceptions about blood purity and authenticity.” ⠀ “People’s assumptions are not only wrong, but dangerous too. When people assume, they inadvertently erase others’ …

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📚 Book Haul 📚 ⠀ Hey, hey! Only a few more days until #ReadInterfaith and I have been reading like crazy. And yet it’s …

📚 Book Haul 📚 ⠀ Hey, hey! Only a few more days until #ReadInterfaith and I have been reading like crazy. And yet it’s still not fast enough. ⠀ Can we talk about collecting more books then you can read at once? Because I may just have a problem. 😅 ⠀ Here’s a run down …

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⏱T- 6 hrs as I count down to unplug for Shabbat. I am thinking about August, my reading goals for the weekend, and the…

⏱T- 6 hrs as I count down to unplug for Shabbat. I am thinking about August, my reading goals for the weekend, and the rest of the month. ⠀ For one, I’m hosting my first reading challenge! Peep my stories for the flyer on Read Interfaith week! I’ve joined forces with some friends for a …

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📚Bookish Thoughts 💭 “In other words, if you allow black people to be as complicated and multidimensional as white pe…

📚Bookish Thoughts 💭 “In other words, if you allow black people to be as complicated and multidimensional as white people, then it’s hard to view them as the Other with all the messy pejorative, stereotypical, and shallow ideas that have been assigned to that Otherness.” 📚 You Can’t Touch My Hair: And Other Things I …

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📚 Bookish Thoughts 💭 ⠀ canon-worthy • emotionally resonant • intellectually invigorating ⠀ 💬 “The deeply entrenched i…

📚 Bookish Thoughts 💭 ⠀ canon-worthy • emotionally resonant • intellectually invigorating ⠀ 💬 “The deeply entrenched idea of ‘managing’ Black women’s hair operate as a powerful metaphor for societal control over our bodies at both the micro and macro levels.” ⠀ “I am often struck by the points of shared experience between Black women …

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📚 TBR & Waiting 📱 ⠀ Are you a fan of anthologies? Recently, I have found myself drawn to novellas and short story com…

📚 TBR & Waiting 📱 ⠀ Are you a fan of anthologies? Recently, I have found myself drawn to novellas and short story compilations. There’s something very satisfying about experiencing just a taste of another world! While some say short tales are for children, I think you’re never too old for a book that’s short …