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The holiday season is fast approaching, and that means people will begin celebrating all of the festivities that come with this time of year — ice skating with loved ones, special family traditions and children making wish lists. However, nothing is better than reading a good book during this time. Here are five books that you…

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Journalist and author Ta-Nehisi Coates took a moment to verbally dismantle U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Speaking on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, at a U.S. House hearing on reparations, Coates blasted McConnell for his overt disapproval of slave reparations. One day earlier, the Kentucky Republican publicly shunned the idea. “I don’t think reparations for…

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There is something very special about writers, especially book writers. They have to be able to convey the vivid worlds of imagery from their minds to their audience without the aid of the big or small screens. Weaving words together to paint a picture is a craft that should be celebrated. Here, we’ve compiled a…

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“Ain’t no telling where I may be/ May see me in D.C.” – Notorious B.I.G   This weekend I’ll make the pilgrimage to Howard University’s homecoming. Located in Washington, D.C., “The Mecca,” which National Book Award winner Ta-Nehisi Coates wrote of in Between the World and Me, is holy to its graduates and also Black…

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In 2014 following the guilty verdict of Michael Dunn in the murder of Jordan Davis, I wrote the essay “There is no white boogeyman.” In it, I chided Black intellectuals on their paranoia: “Writers are now expressing the kind of trepidation and angst that would have us believe that Black children are not safe because…

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