Happy Holidays to a group of amazing women! Wishing you a wonderful New Year!. I look forward to reading, connecting and learning from each and everyone one of you. Check our website www.thebwn.com to get information on our 2019 reading list, Sisters In the City Events and More! Best, Surranna Sandy Founder, Black Women Connect Network
Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi They killed my mother. They took our magic. They tried to bury us. Now we rise. Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Zélie’s Reaper mother summoned forth souls. But everything changed the night magic disappeared.
Thank you to all the Queens who came out last night, the discussion of The Hate U Give was powerful and somewhat heartbreaking to me. Specifically, as I listen to us talk about the outright racism and microaggressions that we face on an almost daily basis I remember Khalil saying that “Thug Life” refers
I will be finishing The Hate U Give in a day…all through reading it I kept seeing images of Dudley George, Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner, Andrew Loku and so many others… This book is both easy and hard to read. It is easy as it is engaging and thoughtfully written but hard as it evokes
Oh what a night! Thank you everyone who came out last night, it was so beautiful. I loved the energy in the room, the thoughtful discussion of the book including your amazing insights. Many thanks to our Brunch planning committee for the great ideas (we will share details shortly), thanks to all for the