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What we're reading this week: WEB DuBois, the lack of African children's books, and more

This week’s episode marks the end of our Black History Month series. Sadface.

February 23rd was WEB DuBois’s birthday and in advance of that, there has been renewed interest in some hand-drawn data visualizations in… 239 more words

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A Sassy Literature Review of : Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Purple Hibiscus is a first person point-of-view narrative that was written by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and first published in 2003. This novel vividly depicts major themes of Religion, Gender, and Colonialism/Post-Colonialism  through the eyes of a young, Nigerian girl by the name of Kambili. 496 more words

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“A DAY IN THE LIFE” – A PURPLE HIBISCUS DIARY ENTRY SERIES

Eugene – “It pains me”

Sunday 23rd May, 2017

It was looking like it was to be a wondrous Sunday, visitors had come to see me and my family and I would be attending Mass soon. 257 more words

Chimamanda Adichie

“A DAY IN THE LIFE” – A PURPLE HIBISCUS DIARY ENTRY SERIES

Auntie Ifeoma – “Nwunye m”

Friday 10th June, 2017

On this fine day I found myself cleaning out the freezer, because of the consistent power outages. 335 more words

Chimamanda Adichie

“A DAY IN THE LIFE” – A PURPLE HIBISCUS DIARY ENTRY SERIES

Beatrice – “It won’t be long”

Wednesday 17th July, 2017

I miss my children dearly and I cannot keep myself from worrying about them. I know that Ifeoma will care for them. 213 more words

Chimamanda Adichie

“A DAY IN THE LIFE” – A PURPLE HIBISCUS DIARY ENTRY SERIES

Kambili – “Praise”

Monday 4th April, 2017

Today had been a good day. At breakfast this morning, I got to see Papa smile. He smiled because of something that Jaja said and I wished that I could have been the one to make him smile so. 260 more words

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