On January 25th, 22 amazing women attended our first Black Women Connect Book Club meeting of the year. And what a meeting! Fabulous food, company and wine! We read Zalika Reid-Benta’s debut novel Frying Plantain. Overall the book was well received, over an almost 3 hour discussions, we discussed many themes from black mental health issues, the concept of family and black mothers including our love languages, mother daugther dynamics etc.