An Explanation of ‘Hurdles’ & The Strong Black Woman Schema

“If I can just publish a poem per day and rely on my writing as a way out I’m sure that I’ll get through this last semester.” –SA Those are the words I whisper to myself as my skinny black body and Afro goes into each classroom trying to fulfill expectations. As I walk around… Continue reading An Explanation of ‘Hurdles’ & The Strong Black Woman Schema

Book Review: A Raisin In The Sun

When I was a little girl I had always heard about “A Raisin in the Sun,” but I never got to see or read the play. I actually took the time out to read the place because I wanted to understand why people loved it so much and I have to tell you, it is… Continue reading Book Review: A Raisin In The Sun