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A Book Review : Collective Amnesia by Koleka Putuma

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I’m back with the Book Reviews. I was going to follow a schedule and say “watch out for book reviews every Sunday”, but I really do not know if I would be able to stick with the schedule. I can only try!

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Here’s a review of Collective Amnesia. I wouldn’t call it a review per se…but…Yeah Enjoy Still! ๐Ÿ˜Š

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BLACK LIVES MATTER : GENERAL RULES AND EXCEPTIONS

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There are two stories in the biblical Genesis that have been used by some to explain why certain people have dark skin. One story says that Noah cursed the descendants of his son Ham because Ham happened to see Noah naked. The evidence of this curse was dark skin. Another story says that black people are descendants of Cain, who was “marked” by God, after killing his brother Abel and lying to God about it. The first story was often used to justify slavery in the United States… – Tope Folarin, 2013 winner of the Caine Prize.

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