Hyphened America! Why not just ‘American’ when born and bred but black? #AfrianAmerican @HyphenedNation

It’d never occurred to me before but why are those with obvious ‘outside’ American ancestry referred to with an hyphen i.e Italian-America, African-American? Even native-American people—those who are entitled to the ‘proper’ title—have the hyphen.   I interviewed Nicole Draffen the author … Continue reading

An emotional read for #YA audiences by @kamichijackson #blackAmerican #abuse #mustread

An Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Semi-Finalist K My Name Is Kendra by Kamichi Jackson Fifteen-year-old Kendra James’ life begins to spiral out of control with the return of her long-lost runaway sister Meisha, and the visit of a young celebrity … Continue reading