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Book Review The Hate U Give {living outside the stacks}

Book Review: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Author: Angie Thomas Genre: Fiction Publisher: Balzer + Bray Release Date: 28 February 2017 Format: Hardcover Pages: 444 ABOUT THE BOOK {from the inside flap of the book} Sixteen~year~old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor black neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between […]

Coffee Talk {In the Cafe}

This week’s edition is brought to you by the letters “R” and “S” as in “Racism is still alive and well. And so is stupidity.” 1. An African American nurse is suing a Michigan hospital because it granted a father’s request that “no African American nurses take care of his baby.” While […]


Racism, Black Women and Psychology Today

Have you ever read something that was so completely ridiculous that you weren’t sure whether to be angry or stunned by its stupidity?  Yes?  Good, because that’s how I felt when I read evolutionary psychologist, Satoshi Kanazawa’s blog post, “Why Are Black Women Less Physically Attractive Than Other Women?” in […]