Black Women Connect 2020 Reading List Bridget Jones’s Diary meets Americanah in this disarmingly honest, boldly political, and truly inclusive novel that will speak to anyone who has gone looking for love and found something very different in its place. Queenie Jenkins is a 25-year-old Jamaican British woman living in London, straddling two cultures and slotting neatly into
Join us for our 2019 Books & Brunch event! Cocktails, music, fantastic food, curated gifts, and the opportunity to meet acclaimed Toronto Black Writers. Created by Black Women For Black Women so that Black women in Toronto can come together in a luxury setting surrounded by amazing women, good food and an abundance of #blackgirlmagic. Buy Tickets: Meet
Our Brunch is designed specifically to celebrate and connect beautiful black women and ensure they have a wonderful time including gourmet food, carefully crafted coctails, fabulous music, engaging authors and speakers. We are bringing together a community of Black Women with a love of living their best life, fashion, booze, beauty, coctails and of course books in a supportive, fun and elegant setting. Allowing them to network in a safe haven where they can chill, chat and connect meaningfully with each other.
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