laterpost | Black Reading Pleasure: On finding a Lovesource

In college, reading the work of Black authors became a watering hole for me. I’d be huddled in the stacks of our college library or zipping down I-90 on a Greyhound bus headed to New York, soaking in the writing of Audre Lordebell hooks, and Alice Walker, to name just a few authors that expanded on the Black experience. Was I trying to avoid studying for organic chemistry? Probably. Or determine where the turbulence within our college’s Black Student Union came from? Perhaps. ...

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