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Book Review: Wake of Vultures by Lila Bowen

Wake of Vultures
The Shadow: Book One
Lila Bowen
Orbit, October 2015
ISBN 978-0-316-26431-0

This was both a joyful and inspiring read.  With a fabulously frantic fast pace, the action-packed adventure to find and conquer the Cannibal Owl sucked me in and carried me along.  185 more words

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tonight, i spent some time reading about black hairstyles, and living in this post-lemonade world that we do, i wanted to try one. i wanted to embrace my natural hair and join my black siblings in the Natural Hair Movement. 406 more words

Mixed Race

Not Asian Enough: Multigenerational Experiences and the Asian Diaspora

Not Asian Enough

Multigenerational Experiences and the Asian Diaspora

When people talk about the culture of the United States a term more commonly used now is ‘salad bowl’ since ‘melting pot’ implies assimilation, a homogeneous mixture, and loss of individual aspects of native cultures. 874 more words

AAPI Identity

Little Brown Boy

Froggy and I recently had a few friends over for a play date. It was a very fun morning, and my friends and I got some much-needed adult time while the kids played. 489 more words

How I straighten my natural 4C hair

According to this hair types chart at Naturally Curly, my curls are Type 3C. This means my hair needs super amounts of moisture retention. I straighten my hair every other month and here is how I do it starting with de-tangled hair that has been washed and deep conditioned 2 – 3 days prior: 497 more words


Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor was born on 15 August 1875 in Holborn, son of a Sierra Leonean doctor and an English mother. It is thought that his father had already returned to Sierra Leone before Samuel’s mother, Alice, knew that she was pregnant (the couple were not married) and so he never knew he had a son in London. 514 more words

Black London

I tried being mixed race my whole life, here's what happened

I’m glad you took the click bait. Not to be a hipster, but I was mixed-race before it was cool.

I have been called “my mixed-race relative.” People have mistaken me as the niece, and not the daughter, of my white father when we go out with extended family. 505 more words