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Glory Edim

Art After Trump

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Well-Read Black Girl is co-hosting “Art After Trump“, a gathering and marathon-style reading at Housing Works Bookstore on December 15th. In 2017, WRBG will find new ways to expand our mission in the wake of the election. Now more than ever, we need to create safe spaces for discourse & community…

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Why The Mothers is a must-read

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I woke up this morning excited because I knew everyone would be celebrating Brit Bennet’s debut, The Mothers. THE WOMAN HAS TALENT. The story begins with Nadia and Luke, who fall in love as teenagers. What happens next will leave you wanting to call Brit directly. Like GIRL, what is…

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How Nikki and Nina continue to inspire us

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When I find myself overwhelmed with the world, I read poetry. Stanzas have a peaceful quality. Poems remind me that words can be concise without Twitter’s 140 character limit. Without question, my favorite poet is Nikki Giovanni. She was recently interviewed about her relationship with the legendary musician Nina Simone….

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The Lemonade Syllabus

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This week’s WRBG link roundup is dedicated to Beyoncé and the Lemonade Syllabus. “The Lemonade Syllabus blends theology with womanist critical studies; a necessary course for all Black women looking to quench their thirst for knowledge.”  

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