Road Trip to Nowhere

Nowhere is a Place by Bernice McFadden is fiction, but much of the story could easily be based on true events. The book begins with the main character Sherry being slapped across the face – it’s a memory she’s recalling from her childhood as she drives cross- country with her mother, Dumplin. There is so… Continue reading Road Trip to Nowhere

Feminism, Activism and Politics in Ivory Coast

Aya is the first-ever graphic novel that I’ve read. I stumbled upon it at the Toronto Comic Arts Festival and I even got to meet the writer, Marguerite Abouet. The name of the series is based on the lead character, Aya, a young woman named who lives in the Ivory Coast during the 1960s. When I… Continue reading Feminism, Activism and Politics in Ivory Coast