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February 2019 Book Review-For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/ When The Rainbow Was Enuf

She was born Paulette Linda Williams. But we all know her as Ntozke Shange: ‘she who walks with lions.’

What can I say about this book that hasn’t been said over the past 40, almost 50 years that it has been in print. 200 more words

Love

Colorism & Confidence

Now, this is a story all about how my life got flipped turned upside down and I’d like to take a minute, just sit right there. 758 more words

Empowerment

Let Us Proclaim the God Who Bleeds Now by Carol P. Christ

we need a god who bleeds now

we need a god who bleeds now
a god whose wounds are not
some small male vengeance
some pitiful concession to humility… 664 more words

General

Ntozake Shange-bein

Last month, on October 25th, I shared a Ntozake Shange excerpt because it was in my spirit. I just felt it so hard that I needed it to be here too. 162 more words

Poetry

For Ntozake

This is a “Poem of the Day” feature piece

colored girls light up the sky
in the nighttime
under cover
of twilight
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Poetry

for colored girls.... A Tribute To Ntozoke Shange

This past Saturday, Ntozake Shange, author of for colored girls…., died at the age of 70.  In tribute to her legacy, I wanted to share this piece as tribute to her, written in March 2015.    1,272 more words

The Life

Monologue Monday: for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf (Shange)

Hello everyone!

We were going to do a Halloween monologue today but in light of Ntozake Shange‘s passing on the 27th, we figured it’d be appropriate to do a monologue from her seminal work  511 more words

Monologue Monday