What is unexpected about this story is that it was not written in the 21st century’s age of wonderful The Onion satire, but it was actually written in 1931.
As June comes to an end and we enter July, several new books of thrill and drama are planning to make their way to shelves of bookstores.
It’s official! Juneteenth is finally recognized as a national holiday, and what better way to celebrate than to learn the rich history of Black struggle and resilience around the world.
As a novelist, poet, and civil rights activist, James Baldwin’s writings defined what it meant to be a black and gay writer in the 20th century United States.
In honor of Americanah’s eighth publishing birthday, here are eight eye-opening quotes from the novel.