The Black Syllabus

Add friend
Sign in to Goodreads to learn more about The Black Syllabus.

http://blacksyllabus.com
https://www.goodreads.com/blacksyllabus

The Dead Are Aris...
Rate this book
Clear rating

progress: 
 
  (50%)
7 hours, 26 min ago

 
A Burst of Light
Rate this book
Clear rating

progress: 
 
  (page 78 of 134)
15 hours, 41 min ago

 
See all 9 books that The Black Syllabus is reading…
Loading...
Akwaeke Emezi
“I held my breath, but it didn't feel like I was holding my breath, it felt like there should never have been breath. It felt like the entire concept of breath had been something I imagined. After all, my body was never meant to move like this. These lungs had to have been built for show. They should never have expanded and I should never have been alive.”
Akwaeke Emezi, Freshwater

Alice Walker
“Nobody is as powerful as we make them out to be.”
Alice Walker, In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens: Womanist Prose

Akwaeke Emezi
“We came from somewhere—everything does. When the transition is made from spirit to flesh, the gates are meant to be closed. It’s a kindness. It would be cruel not to.”
Akwaeke Emezi, Freshwater

Akwaeke Emezi
“The gods do not care. It is not them, after all, that will pay the cost.”
Akwaeke Emezi, Freshwater
tags: cost, gods

Alice Walker
“{T}here is a point at which even grief feels absurd. And at this point, laughter gushes up to retrieve sanity.”
Alice Walker, In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens: Womanist Prose

31026 Go On Girl! Book Club — 273 members — last activity Jan 21, 2021 04:29PM
The GO ON GIRL! BOOK CLUB is one of the largest national, non-profit reading organizations dedicated to supporting the work of writers of the African ...more
85538 Oprah's Book Club (Official) — 53900 members — last activity 39 minutes ago
Welcome to the official Oprah's Book Club group. OBC is the interactive, multi-platform reading club bringing passionate readers together to discuss i ...more
year in books
Reggie
5,549 books | 1,013 friends

bookmat...
654 books | 930 friends

Donna
457 books | 199 friends

Tarana C
1,448 books | 79 friends

Monica ...
2,893 books | 147 friends

Flungou...
1,508 books | 7 friends

Ruth
841 books | 9 friends

Melle
698 books | 58 friends

More friends…



Polls voted on by The Black Syllabus

Lists liked by The Black Syllabus