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Black Joy! Joyful Books You Need to Read Before the End of Black History Month

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Something about this Black History Month calls for more than the same cycle of stories. After two solid years of a pandemic, during that time experiencing the hope of a racial reckoning followed by hope dashed through politics as usual and empty gestures, to talk about just Black pain and trauma during it just doesn’t feel right.

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Whitney Alese

Whitney Alese

Whitney Alese is a writer & podcaster. Featured in WIRED Magazine (Sept 2020) & I-D Magazine (Dec. 2021) She is based in Philadelphia.

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