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‘The geometry of being Black’ is a book that probes into the effects of anti-Blackness on the Black community. Divided into five segments: receiving, internalizing, unlearning, loving and resisting; the book delves into how the Black community receives and internalizes anti-Blackness, how the community can unlearn and resist anti- Blackness, and how the community can begin to love it’s Blackness in a world that does not let it.

When considering summer reading, whether or not I'm near a beach (I much prefer a hammock in the shade), I think of fast-paced mysteries with a dark edge.

NEW YORK – Announcing the publication of a work of fiction, a supernatural thriller, by international film and television action star Wesley Snipes, along with co-author Ray Norman. Their novel, entitled Talon of God, is a non-stop contemporary fantasy adventure sure to please readers with its suspense and compelling drama.  The novel’s leading role, Lauryn Jefferson, is a beautiful young doctor dragged into an apocalyptic battle between Heaven and Hell – and at her right hand is Talon Hunter, a spirit warrior and legendary man of God.

We are all familiar with the expressions "gut feel" and "gut instinct." Well, it turns out that the gut is filled with millions of neurons that communicate constantly with our brain, playing a crucial role in regulating our mental performance and energy levels.

On Saturday, June 30, 2018 at 1 p.m., South Regional BC Library will host their annual Anancy Festival. The program will feature Caribbean and African cultural experiences include a drumming fingers demonstration, games, songs, arts & crafts, face painting, storytelling, refreshments and more.

The very first statewide Father's Day celebration took place in 1910 in Washington but the holiday wasn't celebrated nationally until 1972. Make up some of that lost time and celebrate Dad with picture books like the following, which feature loving fathers and grandfathers.

It's graduation season, and time to congratulate friends and family who have finished high school or college. Though I always give graduates what they most want (a check!), I also like to include a book to mark their achievement. Here are some of my favorite choices.

Janet Mock's memoir, Redefining Realness (Atria, $16), captures Mock's experience growing up poor, multiracial and trans. She writes openly about her experience with coming out and transitioning, and the many ways she was accepted--and not--by those around her and by herself.

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