Monthly Archives: March 2012

” Reaching Back” Nea Anna Simone

Hello IYBC, In the beginning chapters Megan gives birth to Carrie who was born with brown skin because her grandmother had brown skin. Megan had fair white skin, so of course this was a issue when Carrie was born. It took her … Continue reading

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“Reaching Backing” Nea Anna Simone

Hello IYBC, The characters in the novel “Reaching Back” have an extreme case of denial. What is interesting is that they don’t consider themselves black in color or race.  They just seem to exist in the parallels of their mind. … Continue reading

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“Reaching Back” Nea Anna Simone

Hello IYBC, I have just completed reading Reaching Back by Nea Anna Simone and if you want Drama and secrets, this is the book for you.  This novel is about  four generations of women and their struggles with their color, that … Continue reading

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Reaching Back by Nea Anna Simone

Hello IYBC, “Reaching Back” by Nea Anna Simone is an eye opener” I am on chapter 5, I am just amazed in how color in our own race is still an issue, what I like about this novel is that it … Continue reading

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“Reaching Back” by Nea Anna Simone

Hello IYBC, Please show your support on 19 April 2012 6:30 pm 3rd floor The Augusta Richmond County Public Library 823 Telfair St. Augusta GA 30906,   Rene Coleman is our facilitator. She will present the novel Reaching Back, by Nea … Continue reading

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“Is Marriage for White People” Closing Post

I would like to thank you all for a wonderful turn out last night for the discussion of Professor Banks’ “Is Marriage for White People.”    And a special thanks to you Professor Banks for taking time out of your … Continue reading

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Change of heart…

Change of heart?? I did enjoy this book and I’m interested to hear from you IYBC! Did anyone see things in a different light? Are there those of you who totally agree or disagree with Professor Banks, or are you … Continue reading

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