https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-87uk9-aa617b I will be reading excerpts from Rosa Guy's Wade a short memoir of a young Black soldier's coming of age during World War II in France. He discovers his life is worth living after he murders a racist fellow soldier. (I Know Right?!?!) I also will be giving a synopsis of the life and … Continue reading #NCFroIsReading Rosa Guy’s Wade
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-xa887-aa3764 Today is International Women's Day and I choose to celebrate by reading amazing short stories from African American women writers from Jean Toomer, Ann Petry, circa 1958, with the only male, Jessie Fauset, circa 1919 to Terry McMillan circa 1991. I have enjoyed the sultry stylings of Lady Day aka Billie Holiday, tragic figure, … Continue reading #NCFroIsReading is Enjoying Short Stories from African American Women Across the Century
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-4vtbi-a8cf81 In Celebration of Black History Month I continue to read selections from Calling The Wind a collection of Short Stories from 20th Century African American Short Stories...and no I didn't get anything from the NC Book Festival. I couldn't find it!
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-scx2n-9b8199 This is taken from Super Summary synopsis: in 1980, Hattie and August bring their oldest living daughter, Cassie, to a mental institution. She has been hearing voices and has become a danger to herself and her daughter, Sala. Hattie feels overwhelmed at the thought of raising one last child but takes Sala in nonetheless. … Continue reading #NCFro is Reading 12 Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Mathis