Tag: own voices

Love, Hate and Other Filters Discussion: Important Topics for Cultural Representation

Love, Hate and Other Filters Discussion: Important Topics for Cultural Representation

When a book arrives with a letter from the author, saying that she wrote this book so that somewhere, someone could relate, I was already curious. Love, Hate and Other Filters tackles topics of Islamophobia, racism, religion and the cultural experience of an Indian teen who just wants to fit in. There are two distinct parts […]

February 17, 2018 | 15 Comments
Rich People Problems Review: Ridiculous, Excessive & Completely Addicting

Rich People Problems Review: Ridiculous, Excessive & Completely Addicting

What do you do when you’re outrageously rich and you’re part of the most powerful, influential families in Asia? You spend it of course, in the wildest and craziest ways. From plastering oneself with the next season’s designer labels, to being named a Countess and having everyone bow to them, to getting plastic surgery for […]

The Hate U Give Review: Fighting Against Black Oppression

The Hate U Give Review: Fighting Against Black Oppression

Black kids getting shot. Murdered by police when unarmed without a reason. Working against a system that will never give them justice. Although Starr and Garden Heights is fictional, this is a story that is very real for many black families out there. When they’ve done absolutely nothing wrong, when they get themselves an education, work […]

March 24, 2017 | 35 Comments