Adult Picture Books

Before Instagram, there were picture books with a complement of editorial copy that could be considered the literary version of the popular social networking site of today. One of those books, I consider one of the most enlightening books that I've read on Africans in America is "A Pictorial History of the Negro in America"... Continue Reading →

Smart People Show their Work

Just like a diamond sparkles when light hits it, showing its superior cut and clarity– smart people have evidence of their brilliance. Think back to elementary school when a teacher assigned a math problem, you supplied the answer and the teacher marked it wrong. Or maybe your teacher wasn't so harsh and instead gave you... Continue Reading →

  "Stop! The love you save may be your own! Darling, take it slow Or some day you'll be all alone."       Just kidding...  

NCES : Black Women Most Educated Group in the U.S.|WIFOTIT

When Chesley* entered the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2010, black women were making history as the most educated group in the United States. The National Center of Education Statistics1 reports for the academic years 1999-2000 through 2009-10, degree-granting institutions conferred more academic degrees to women than men. Black women received the highest percentage... Continue Reading →

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