Nonfiction Reading Resources for Anti-Racism, Empathy, and #BlackLivesMatter

It feels reductive even to say it, but I'm devastated by George Floyd's heinous murder by a police officer while his colleagues watched, Breonna Taylor's murder in her own home during an illegal raid at the wrong house, and all the stories that follow a similar narrative of police profiling Black Americans and abusing power... Continue Reading →

Documentary-Like Memoir of a Mother Who Made “A Way Out of No Way”

Book review: The World According to Fannie Davis: My Mother's Life in the Detroit Numbers, by Bridgett M. Davis (Amazon / Book Depository) Professor and novelist Bridgett M. Davis's mother Fannie was a number runner. Even before she understood exactly what that was and meant, Davis understood she had to keep what her mother did... Continue Reading →

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