Book 5: Half of a Yellow Sun–Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

It should come as no shock that I know nothing about Nigerian history. We barely learn anything about American history beyond the anglo/christian/hetero/male perspective, so why would I expect to learn anything about the continent of Africa in general, let alone the history of one country in particular. Although Half of a Yellow Sun is […]

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Naguib Mahfouz

Home is not where you are born; home is where all your attempts to escape cease. -Naguib Mahfouz

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bell hooks on Spike Lee

violinphoenix: Bell Hooks on Spike Lee fantastic. ‘Waiting to Exhale… sold and marketed in ways to suggest that this is a black film… this is a film about black women, this is gonna be for black people. In fact, this was a typical hollywood shitty, uninteresting film, with a script written by white people, all […]

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