Trauma I’ll Never Understand

It's hard to teach a trauma course. I know about a lot of trauma, personally and professionally, but it's intimidating to teach about trauma that I'll never fully understand. Like racialized trauma. I don't know what it's like to live in a world or country where people who look like I do are in danger. [...]

White Lilacs — Book Review

I flew through this in like two days. Yes, it is technically young adult historical fiction, but I think everyone would benefit from readings this. I don't know exactly why I selected this book to read at this time. It has been on my shelf for years. Maybe with Juneteenth fast approaching, my subconscious knew [...]

The Vanishing Half – Book Review [Yes, Spoilers]

First and foremost I need to mention that my comments are embedded in my experience as a white, educated, privileged, able-bodied, heterosexual, cis female. Truly, even though I found this book heartbreaking over and over, I didn't want it to end. Brit Bennet is a wonderful story-teller. That alone made this a captivating read... but [...]