#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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