Beyond The Block-Part 1

I started writing my memoir in 2012 and to this date I am still writing and revising. My book starts out with my life growing up in Brooklyn. I grew up in the Raymond V. Ingersoll Housing Development in Fort Greene Brooklyn. I was surrounded by history. The school I attended, Public School 67, wasContinue reading “Beyond The Block-Part 1”

I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings

This is on the inside jacket cover of the book “Here is a book as joyous and painful, as mysterious and memorable, as childhood itself. I know Why the Caged Bird Sings captures the longing of lonely children, the brute insult of bigotry, and the wonder of words the can make the world right. MayaContinue reading “I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings”

Parable of the Sower

I’m reading Octavia E. Butler’s book “Parable of the Sower” above is a quote from chapter nine. This book is a work of fiction and was published in 1993 but I feel this statement is relevent to today’s political circus. What do you think? Have you read the book? Please feel free to share yourContinue reading “Parable of the Sower”