Tag: Black authors

  • [Highlights] Black Girls Must Die Exhausted

    [Highlights] Black Girls Must Die Exhausted

    On moments of joy and clarity “Suddenly, I could breathe again, and at least the pilot light was back on in my spirit.” Black Girls Must Die Exhausted (Kindle Location 1442) On being comfortable in struggle “When there’s no friction, no reminder of what you can’t do, it feels like a hole that needs to…

  • [Highlights] Bad for You

    [Highlights] Bad for You

    On contextual honesty “When someone asks you something, be honest in the context of that situation. Do not go forth, screaming every truth within your life.” Bad for You (Kindle Location 1588) Author: Kenya Wright Full Title: Bad for You Buy: Amazon

  • [Highlights] Black White and Jewish

    [Highlights] Black White and Jewish

    On the pain of trauma “Shame sticks to me like sweat.” Black White and Jewish (Kindle Location 704) “I start to remember in shards, pieces of glass that rip my skin and leave marks.” Black White and Jewish (Kindle Location 705) “These are memories like a broken bottle, memories I can’t speak because the glass…

  • [Highlights] A Prince on Paper

    [Highlights] A Prince on Paper

    On examples of self-regulation even when upset “Forshett—” Johan slammed his mouth shut against the harshness of his tone, not allowing the fear still flowing through him to make him say something rash. He swallowed, though his mouth had gone dry. “You made me think he was hurt. Or worse.”

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