Book Reviews

The Cost of Knowing

Brittany Morris’ ‘The Cost of Knowing’ is a Reflection for My Generation

Written By: Pella the Pilgrim Synopsis: Sixteen-year-old Alex Rufus is trying his best. He tries…

‘Loud Black Girls’: Too Loud for a World that Never Intended on Listening

Written By: Pella the Pilgrim  When I was approached about reading Loud Black Girls: 20…

Bevy Smith

‘Bevelations: Lessons from a Mutha, Auntie, Bestie’ Explores the Duality of Bevy Smith’s Life

Written by: Pella the Pilgrim  You may know Bevy Smith as an American TV personality…

‘Frankie and the Dragon’: Righteousness and Representation

In the 80’s, a kid could find cartoons for a few hours after school and…

Michelle Buteau

A Dive into Actor Michelle Buteau’s New Memoir ‘Survival of the Thickest’

Written by Pella the Pilgrim   I had just finished binge-watching the BET+ series First…

Legendborn

‘Legendborn’: Masterful Mix of Fantasy, Womanhood, and Black Legacy

Often when I pick up a novel, especially a fantasy novel, I’m searching for a…

Hedra

‘Hedra’: Next Frame, Please

A movie is just a series of pictures taken ever closer together to simulate movement.…

Maya and the Rising Dark

‘Maya and the Rising Dark’ Takes us Through a Series of Adventures in this Whimsical Tale

Right now we are finding new ways to escape as the world around us depicts…

Year of the Witching

‘The Year of Witching’ Invites a Radical Feminist Resistance

There isn’t much to dislike about novels with strong female protagonists in tyrannical dystopian societies.…

Celebrating ‘Hood Criatura’: A Transformative Space for Decolonization and Fluidity

Author féi hernandez’s 2020 poetry collection from Sundress Publications unravels America in all of its…