Book Review :: Black Feminist Archaeology

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BLACK FEMINIST ARCHAEOLOGY is written by Whitney Battle-Baptiste, PhD, historical archaeologist and associate professor of archaeology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. This author, who is “interested in race, gender, and cultural landscapes,”shows that too often in mainstream archaeological theory, Black culture and the experiences of Black women and our families are overlooked and dismissed. […]

Book Review :: Raw Food Cleanse: Restore Health and Lose Weight by Eating Delicious, All-Natural Foods — Instead of Starving Yourself

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Raw Food CLEANSE is written by Penni Shelton, who presents four ways to detox our bodies — a 3-day energy boost, 7-day rejuvination, 14-day deep detox, and a 28-day total reset cleanse, and provides tips for ridding your body of environmental pollutants in a world with increasing industrialization, food processing and other harmful substances. I’m not […]

Book Review :: Blissful Bites: Vegan Meals That Nourish Mind, Body, and Planet

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Blissful Bites: Vegan Meals That Nourish Mind, Body, and Planet is a cookbook written by nutrition expert, Christy Morgan, who is a vegan macrobiotic chef and cooking instructor, and who, according to her ‘about me’ section of her website, graduated form The Natural Epicurean Academy of Culinary Arts in Austin, Texas — a mostly vegan […]

Book Review :: THE DANCE CLAIMED ME: A BIOGRAPHY OF PEARL PRIMUS

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THE DANCE CLAIMED ME: A BIOGRAPHY OF PEARL PRIMUS, is written by professor of dance, Peggy Schwartz, and Literature teacher, Murray Schwartz, who are well-qualified to write on behalf of this icon, since their personal relationship with Ms. Primus, meeting her at the University of Massachusetts, is what prompted this story of her life. In […]

Book Review :: VEGAN SOUL KITCHEN: FRESH, HEALTHY, AND CREATIVE AFRICAN-AMERICAN CUISINE

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VEGAN SOUL KITCHEN: FRESH, HEALTHY, AND CREATIVE AFRICAN-AMERICAN CUISINE is a cookbook written by Eco-chef and food justice activist, Bryant Terry, who is also author of the newly released THE INSPIRED VEGAN: Seasonal Ingredients, Creative Recipes, Mouthwatering Menus, and co-author of Grub: Ideas for an Urban Organic Kitchen. Bryant Terry believes a plant-based diet can be beneficial in health and social […]

Book Review :: CURE TOOTH DECAY: REMINERALIZE CAVITIES & REPAIR YOUR TEETH NATURALLY WITH GOOD FOOD

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CURE TOOTH DECAY: REMINERALIZE CAVITIES & REPAIR YOUR TEETH NATURALLY WITH GOOD FOOD (Second Edition), is written by Ramiel Nagel, who has a degree in Legal Studies from UC Santa Cruz, and gives an in- depth look at our eating habits and cultural traditions, how they are linked to our overall dental health, and how through the same avenues, […]

Book Review + Giveaway :: Ladder to the Moon (Closed)

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 Ladder to the Moon is written by Maya Soetoro-Ng, who is President Barack Obama’s sister, mother of Suhalia, and daughter of the late Stanley Anne Dunham, the last two who are both main figures in the text. Ladder to the Moon is a book a bout questions, answers, and also about closure. Grandma Annie and Suhalia […]

Book Review + Giveaway :: ANOTHER KIND OF PUBLIC EDUCATION: Race, Schools, the Media, and Democratic Possibliities (Closed)

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What does democracy mean to you? Dr. Patricia Hill Collins uses her critical consciousness and sociological imagination to bring us another illuminating text. ANOTHER KIND OF PUBLIC EDUCATION: Race, Schools, the Media, and Democratic Possibilities, is Dr. Collins’s most recent work, written in 2009, and  examines the meaning of democracy, and shows us the way education can have the greatest impact, […]

Book Review + Giveaway :: TAINTED MILK: breastmilk, feminisms, and the politics of environmental degradation (Closed)

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TAINTED MILK: breastmilk, feminisms, and the politics of environmental degradation by Maia Boswell-Penc takes a conscious-raising look at environmental pollution and breastmilk,  and its effect at a national and global level. It examines the politics behind infant nourishment, and looks at why the issue of contamination is repeatedly disregarded by those organizations and groups who would […]