Memoirs of an Accidental Hustler Memoirs of an Accidental Hustler by J.M. Benjamin is about a boy named Kamil and his brother Kamal who went from a middle-class lifestyle to living in the hood in New Jersey. Through the experiences … Continue reading Review of Memoirs of an Accidental Hustler by J.M. Benjamin
Why I Chose this Book I have been interested in investing and learning about money for years now. This isn’t the first book on investing that I’ve read, but it’s one that I have avoided for awhile. This book used … Continue reading Review of Black Enterprise Guide to Investing by James A. Anderson
For years characteristics that are strongly associated with “blackness” such as thick lips, wide noses, dark skin, and curly or kinky hair were associated with inferiority. These were touted as evidence that these people were closer to lower animals, even … Continue reading Why are there different Hair Textures?
Why I Chose this Book I am of what you would call, “recent African ancestry.” I also work with many foreign-born Chinese people. Sometimes the conversation will somehow, turn into a history lesson about China. I may hear about anything … Continue reading Review of They Came Before Columbus by Dr. Ivan Van Sertima
I Am the Streets by T.L. Joy Why I Chose this Book Occasionally, while browsing or researching on the internet via my phone, I will have to download a pdf document. Every time I would use the default PDF Viewer. … Continue reading Review of I Am the Streets by T.L. Joy
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates Why I Chose this Book Sometime ago while browsing the magazine stand at a “local” bookstore (Same county though not same city. How local are bookstores nowadays? It’s a shame how hard … Continue reading Review of Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates