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Ida: A Sword amon...
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Julayne Julayne said: " I wanted to be an investigative journalist when I was in high school so when Ida B. Wells appeared in our history segments I was fascinated and wanted to know more. Fast forward and I no longer have an interest in journalism but Ida B. Wells still ho ...more"

 

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The Happiest Baby on the Block by Harvey Karp
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The useful material in this book could have fit into a pamphlet. Instead it has been drawn out into an incredibly repetitive book that wastes the time of the people who have the least to spare. Some of the tips are just plain common sense and are ing ...more
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Ida by Paula J. Giddings
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I wanted to be an investigative journalist when I was in high school so when Ida B. Wells appeared in our history segments I was fascinated and wanted to know more. Fast forward and I no longer have an interest in journalism but Ida B. Wells still ho ...more
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Dear Life by Alice Munro
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How to Be Black by Baratunde R. Thurston
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Tongue in cheek humor provides a hilarious and insightful read for both those who live the experience already and those who are curious to peek behind the curtain.
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The World We Found by Thrity Umrigar
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State of Wonder by Ann Patchett
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The Book of Tomorrow by Cecelia Ahern
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Light entertaining beach fare with a brat for a main character and a sprinkle of magical realism. The writing often detracted from the story and the mystery dragged on far too long to the point of just being annoying. Seemed better geared towards tee ...more
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The Space Between Us by Thrity Umrigar
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The Art of Being Unreasonable by Eli Broad
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