BOOK REVIEW : THE FIRST WOMAN BY JENNIFER NANSUBUGA MAKUMBI
The First Woman is my first book from the Ugandan novelist Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi. Her first novel is very well received. When I read the synopsis of the book, I was intrigued. The novel tells the story of a young girl Kirabo raised by her grandparents in a rural village in Uganda. Her father is only an occasional visitor, while there is no news about her mother. As she starts to grow up, she feels the absence of her mother and is on a quest to find out more about her. She searches out Nsuuta, the village witch, to learn more about herself and her mom. Nsuuta tells her the…
10 BOOKS BY BLACK AUTHORS YOU NEED TO ADD TO YOUR TBR !!
I am saddened by the events that have been happening around the world right now. With the racist attacks on people of color and especially the oppression faced by the black people we need to support and be an ally for the people who have been suffering. My heart goes out to you, and where I come from we don't have these issues but we definitely have issues of colorism. Though I am not from the US, I am aware of the problems, racism, oppression, injustice, and prejudice faced by the black community. I will support and do my part in helping in any way possible.