In this episode, we wrap up Black History Month with some intense fatigue, Maya Angelou and an appeal to check on your black friends.
Join hosts Tori and Amanda as they celebrate Black History Month and kick off the celebrated occasion by covering Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man and spend a lot of time talking about the black experience in America.
Happy Second Anniversary. This week we’re covering Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler and we talk afrofuturism, climate change, why this book feels a little too real and the merits and power of being a black nerd.
In which Tori and Amanda read Sula by Toni Morrison and Amanda complains about Blackberry “flavored” water.
In which hosts Amanda and Tori read Toni Morrison’s Beloved and spend a lot of the podcast upset over how terrible slavery was.
In which hosts Tori and Amanda talk about dual-consciousness, the misery of having to slay a rabid lover and Zora Neale Hurston’s fantastic book: Their Eyes Were Watching God.