‘Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race’ Dares to Enlighten [REVIEW]

Race, Feminism and Activism

Chaired by Hannah Pool, Pragna Patel (Director of Southhall Black Sisters), Emma Dabril (Visual Sociologist and Blogger), Reni Eddo-Lodge (Writer and Campaigner) and Shilpa Shah (Co-Founder of the Akashi Project) participate in a panel discussion on Race, Feminism and Activism (Photo by Barrow Cadbury Trust, Flickr)

I have always been keenly aware of racial discrimination, which might seem strange coming from a white man. But growing up in Southern California among a swelling Latino and Asian population, and then in the South where most of my friends had darker skin than I do, I thought I understood the divide. But after reading Reni Eddo-Lodge’s Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race, I now realize why this conversation is still vital, especially now. Read more of this post

Sabrina Jeffries’ ‘The Study of Seduction’ Examines Surprisingly Modern Issues [REVIEW]

Sabrina Jeffries' THE STUDY OF SEDUCTION

When a couple is forced into a marriage neither of them planned on, will their union lead to love? Find out in Sabrina Jeffries’ THE STUDY OF SEDUCTION. (Photo courtesy Pocket Books)

In Sabrina Jeffries’ The Study of Seduction, an earl reluctantly agrees to help his best friend by watching out for his ward when he has to leave the country on business. The only problem is that the impetuous young woman has a mind of her own and has unwittingly become the object of a diplomat’s dangerous obsession.  Read more of this post