My Reading List, The Books

#BookToMovieTrailer – ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’

This past Wednesday, August 2, would have been James Baldwin's 94th birthday. In honor of that, director Barry Jenkins (most noted for "Moonlight") tweeted a first look trailer for his upcoming adaptation of Baldwin's If Beale Street Could Talk.   I was in 6th grade the first time I read about Tish and Fonny.  It is my… Continue reading #BookToMovieTrailer – ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’

My Reading List, The Books

To Be Young, Gifted, and Black Inspires

"I wish to live because life has within it that which is good, that which is beautiful, and that which is love.  Therefore, since I have known all these things, I have found them to be reason enough and -- I wish to live.  Moreover, because this is so, I wish others to live for… Continue reading To Be Young, Gifted, and Black Inspires