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Songs As Story Prompts

I was listening music the other day and I kept thinking about the meaning of songs and different ways they could be interpreted (my attempt at being deep) and then I started thinking about the ideas and meanings behind these songs being turned into books. So essentially this post is a list of songs with… Continue reading Songs As Story Prompts

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Non-Fiction Books By Black Authors I Want To Get To Before The Year Is Over

Title: Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race. Author: Margot Lee Shetterly Synopsis: Before John Glenn orbited the earth or Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group of dedicated female mathematicians known as “human computers” used pencils, slide rules, and adding… Continue reading Non-Fiction Books By Black Authors I Want To Get To Before The Year Is Over

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Fiction Books By Black Authors I Want To Read Before The Year Is Over

Title: You Should See Me In A Crown Author: Leah Johnson Synopsis: Liz Lighty has always believed she's too black, too poor, too awkward to shine in her small, rich, prom-obsessed midwestern town. But it's okay -- Liz has a plan that will get her out of Campbell, Indiana, forever: attend the uber-elite Pennington College,… Continue reading Fiction Books By Black Authors I Want To Read Before The Year Is Over