Hue’s Reviews: The Hate U Give

Sixteen year-old Starr Carter wears a mask daily: one in her poor, black neighborhood and one in the rich and predominately white neighborhood where she attends an elite school. But, for unbeknownst to those around her, masks tire and tighten with each passing day. The balance between managing the tightness and fatigue comes to a […]

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Never Mind Me. I’m Just Fangirling.

Two Saturdays ago, I attended the Los Angeles Festival of Books, a massive celebration of books, along with food, music, art, and shopping. There you can buy books, listen to panels, and run into your favorite authors. Yeah. It happens. In order: Lilliam Rivera (The Education of Margot Sanchez); Jacqueline Woodson (Brown Girl Dreaming; Another […]

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Never Mind Me: Just Bragging About My Kid

Crafty Scribbles Jr. entered a local art competition, along with other teens from high schools in his school district. He drew a composition by the name “Cattle Man” I’m so proud of him. Happy Mommy indeed!

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