Tagged with African-Americans
Too Big to Miss
First of all, thank you St. Paul Public Library for owning this small-press, originally self-published mystery and sharing it with me via Interlibrary Loan.
The protagonist is the ultimate anti-heroine, a fat, middle-aged Black lady. She's smart, capable, self-deprecating but not too, and has the obligatory detective novel quirky pet, a green cat named Seamus.
Africana Studies Subject Guide
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Library Journal zine reviews column: Zines by People of Color
Thanks and congrats are due my zines bestie Celia Perez for contributing the latest Library Journal zine reviews column on Zines by People of Color.
Ashley and Tiana
Bringing together the two 12-year-old oddballs at Summer Science Camp, Ashley and Tiana is about the relationship between a middle class punk Jewish girl from Greenwich Village and a working class African-American hip hopper from the Bronx. (Is "hip hopper" correct? Should I have said "hip hop fan"? "Hip hop aficionado"?)
Trial novel meets
screenplay. Young black man, called a
monster by the law.