I read 10 books this month! They were all fiction, mostly young adult and leaning toward science fiction. I used books as my coping mechanism for stress and way to relax.
For those of you blessed with time off during the holidays or at least less demanding workloads, here are some of the most epic new shows to watch over Christmas break to avoid awkward conversations with relatives you barely like but have to claim to love.
I am of house gryffindor, the unofficial sorting hat at the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts Exhibit in Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood confirmed my suspicions, I'm awesome. You can't tell me nothing for the next 24 hours. I AM GRYFFINDOR, chicks like me do great things.
There is something so crucial about literary art so honest and daring that it removes you from your own comfort zone and forces you to reexamine your own self and surroundings.
Being in the room with a renowned thought leader left me feeling inspired and equipped to have the same conversations in everyday life.
“The most disrespected person in America is the black woman”
They want everything about black women, but black women. That is our truth. These are the things we whisper in to each other in hair salons, in our secret spaces that are just our own.
There are so few females of color in scifi, and though Carey’s characters are (thankfully) so much more than their gender or racial designations (especially since the zombie apocalypse leaves you with way more important things to think about), I am left deflated by the fact that (though lovely) Gemma Arterton is playing MY Helen Justineau!
Storm and Storm Trooper