CoComelon Nation

CoComelon runs the world. Okay, maybe not the world, but this popular children’s show has dominated the households with young children all over America and the world at large. My household has succumbed to the mesmerizing songs and images of a picturesque family and their community. The songs are contagious and I find myself hopping […]

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Tightropes

Life literally is a tight rope. One wrong move..BOOM. You’re falling and praying the landing is a soft thud rather than a smattering of body parts. I wrote that brief intro before the passing of our beloved actor, Chadwick Boseman. As of this current writing it is clear to me that for many of us […]

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#ThursdayReads: Toni Cade Bambara — Chocolate Vent

Originally named Miltona Mirkin Cade at birth, Toni Cade Bambara was a civil rights activist, writer, teacher, and filmmaker. She was born in 1939 in Harlem, New York. At the age of six, she changed her name to Toni, and in 1970 she added the surname Bambara after finding it among her great-grandmother’s belongings. Bambara […]

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Why SULA?

Sula is the name of my favorite female character in literature. The name also has multiple meanings which I’m sure Toni Morrison was fully aware of when she chose that name for her character and the title of her novel itself. Sula is a quick read but it’s meaty in terms of content. In a […]

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