Books Herstory

“Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History” by Vashti Harrison Is the Black Herstory I Needed as a Child

“Close your eyes and imagine for one moment a world where little black girls spend their entire childhoods seeing women like the ones they will become in just as many books, television shows, awards ceremonies, universities, political offices, magazines, advertisements and leadership positions as their white peers do. Really picture it, and then ask yourself: what would that future look like?”


FRIDAY OPEN THREAD: Witches Like Books

This week we gather under the last quarter moon to discuss how to curb the profusion of elfin construction, swap tips for keeping mildew out of our newly-constructed moss bath mats, find out whether Nikki bought that tie, and ponder Saturn’s transit through Sagittarius. Also Young Adult Literature. Get in here!