(Feb. 2021) What a wonderful book! Anna Malaika Tubbs has chosen to profile three incredibly important women and she has done it well. Researching women who did not leave behind nearly the body of work, personal history and accomplishments of their three famous sons was a challenge. It was as challenge well met, and stories well told. This book is a good read. And so enlightening. Tubbs profiles three Black women most of us know little about: Alberta Williams King, mother of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther, Jr.; Louise Little, mother of Malcolm X; and Emma Berdis Baldwin, mother of writer James Baldwin. Louise, Berdis, and Alberta were all born within six years of each other, and their famous sons were all born within five years of each other, which presents beautiful intersections in their lives. Because they were all born around the same time and gave birth to their famous sons … Read More...
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(October 2, 2019) Catherine Read sits down with Bishop Kofi Adonteng Boateng of Divine World International Ministries to … Read More
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(Sept. 2020) This book is an excellent work of research, scholarship and storytelling. Dale Brumfield, a native … Read More
(Aug. 29, 2019) Making Change Radio host Catherine Read sat down with Stacey Picard and Saif Rahman of Dar Al-Hijrah … Read More
(Aug. 22, 2019) Host Catherine Read sits down with Carroll "C.R." Gibbs to discuss Jamestown, the first recorded history … Read More
(March 2020) This book was captivating. A real page turner. I love the writing and following Melanie McCabe through her … Read More
(Jan 2020) This book is a must read. For everyone. From dinner parties and staff meetings to holiday gatherings and … Read More
(July 2019) I love this book so much! I was led to it from a footnote in Dear Genius: The Letters of Ursula Nordsrom … Read More