I’m Still Here -Austin Channing Brown

Per my mom's suggestion, when I read certain books I keep a pad of sticky notes inside to mark special quotes and passages. Austin Channing Brown's I'm Still Here held dozens of sticky notes peeking out from both ends: a testament to gorgeous prose holding deep thoughts. The rest of the title is "Black Dignity… Continue reading I’m Still Here -Austin Channing Brown

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What Went Down April + Mixtape

So I started drafting this post and realized that the normal format I do for monthly wrap-ups just wasn't cutting it, instead, I decided to just talk about the highlight of April: my college tours trip. And of course my monthly mixtape because April music was lit. Spontaneous trips are always fun, and this one… Continue reading What Went Down April + Mixtape


The Prize of Education// Up From Slavery Booker T. Washington

"From any point of view, I had rather be what I am, a member of the Negro race, than be able to claim membership with the most favoured of any other race." -Booker T. Washington Up From Slavery, the autobiography of Booker T. Washington, engrained itself in the list of classics, and in the list… Continue reading The Prize of Education// Up From Slavery Booker T. Washington