Black Panther: World of Wakanda Volume 1

Review:  Last year, I got and read the first issue of this short run and reviewed it here. I didn't know at the time that it would be a short run, but Marvel cancelled it a few months ago, which is disappointing. Along with the groundbreaking nature of the comic, it was a really good story... Continue Reading →

Difficult Women by Roxane Gay

Review:  Have I mentioned yet how much I love Roxane Gay? Okay, I totally know I did back when I reviewed Bad Feminist on my very first Femme Friday and again when World of Wakanda came out. I have got to get caught up on that comic! So many comics really, but we'll talk about... Continue Reading →

Black Panther: World of Wakanda

Review: I have been excited and anticipating this ever since it was announced that Roxane Gay was going to be a writer for this comic and it did not disappoint. "YOU DESERVED SO MUCH MORE, LITTLE FLOWER. YOU DESERVED A WAKANDA THAT CHERISHED YOU." Writer ROXANE GAY (Bad Feminst, Hunger) spins a Wakandan love story... Continue Reading →

Quote of the Week – from Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay

As a first-generation American of Haitian descent, I was raised with stories of how my ancestors fought for freedom, and how no matter what burdens we may suffer as a Haitian people, we know we set ourselves free. I am Haitian, but I was raised here in the United States. You cannot know my heritage... Continue Reading →

FemmeFriday!

I am joining in on the FemmeFriday fun! I know that it's normally Feminist Fridays, but this is a feminist blog, so everything is slanted that way anyway. More importantly FemmeFriday is actually something I picked up from fellow blogger who writes Books and Strips! The idea is to highlight some women, whether they are... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay

I couldn’t agree more with your review! Thanks for sharing.

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18813642A collection of essays spanning politics, criticism, and feminism from one of the most-watched young cultural observers of her generation, Roxane Gay.

In these funny and insightful essays, Roxane Gay takes us through the journey of her evolution as a woman (Sweet Valley High) of color (The Help) while also taking readers on a ride through culture of the last few years (Girls, Django Unchained) and commenting on the state of feminism today (abortion, Chris Brown). The portrait that emerges is not only one of an incredibly insightful woman continually growing to understand herself and our society, but also one of our culture. (synopsis from Goodreads)

Rating: 10/10

At the end of her essay, “I Once Was Miss America”, Roxane Gay states: “Books are often far more than just books.” I believe that this statement applies to Bad Feminist. It is so much…

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