{New Releases} June 25-July 1, 2018

White Fragility by:Robin Diangelo Groundbreaking book exploring the counterproductive reactions white people have when discussing racism that serve to protect their positions and maintain racial inequality. Antiracist educator Robin DiAngelo first coined the term “white fragility” in 2011, and since then it’s been invoked by critics from Samantha Bee to Charles Blow. “White fragility” refers…

{Awards} 12th Annual African American Literary Awards

The 12th Annual African American Literary Awards was held Saturday night in New York at The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. This year’s winners represent a diverse array of the best African American literature has to offer. The Brown Girls team took home the most award for the night. by:Cleavester Brooks with Sharon Lucas Best…

{2016 New Releases} Week 24 (June 6-12)

Fiction I Almost Forgot About You by:Terry McMillan In I Almost Forgot About You, Dr. Georgia Young’s wonderful life–great friends, family, and successful career–aren’t enough to keep her from feeling stuck and restless. When she decides to make some major changes in her life, including quitting her job as an optometrist and moving house, she…