Heart Happy (cathy_edgett) wrote,
Heart Happy

A book to read -

I recommend Blonde Roots, a novel by Bernardine Evaristo.   In this book, the slave trade is reversed and Africans enslave Europeans.  It is a brutal look at the slave trade, prejudice, and inequality.  No one benefits when one group is enslaved.  All suffer.   The author was born in England to an English mother and a Nigerian father.   It allows her a painful clarity.

It is especially fascinating to read with Barack Obama as our president.   May each person have the freedom to fulfill their potential and desires, and may brutality end in each country, on every continent and on the seas between.


  • Return -

    I haven't been here in awhile and I return today to learn there is a "new post editor". I start to try it and then go back to the old. I am…

  • It's Morning!

    I've been here at Live Journal since October, 2005. I started it to keep in touch with family and friends as I went through cancer treatment.…

  • The sun is shining!

    Where I live the sun is shining and the buds have popped out so the plum trees are waving white. We've had months of rain, record breaking rain and…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.