Democracy in Black

I'd like to thank Eddie Glaude for taking the time to write a piece that not only speaks to the truths of being a Black person in America but also reminding us that we need to do what's necessary for change. Receiving this book at the time I did I would say correlates with the term "serendipity". I'm finally accepting that I am a Black, Queer woman and immigrant in a country that sees me as less than human and this book sparked a charge of revolution within myself that boosted my courage as well as the love I have for my people of color. It has challenged my way of thinking in so many ways; one of which is how I perceived the state/federal government and how thir actions, although may not seem connected to us, affect our daily lives as minorities. I am beyond motivated and inspired to teach my young black folks about politics and how to strategically revolutionize against what we call "American Democracy" and reimagine & re-create a new democracy where everyone is equal.

A must read? YES! 

I received this book from Blogging for Books for this review. However, reviews are my own.


Debbie-Jean Lemonte

Debbie-jean Lemonte is a Jamaican-born New York-based photographer, who specializes in Portraits and Family events such as engagements, weddings, showers and maternity sessions. She stumbled into blogging as another vice by expressing her love for fashion, lifestyle and photography.