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Culture of Women in Ruth-Miriam Garnett’s novel “Laelia”

Laelia anceps What is a Woman? Strength and Sensuality I filled the bath and threw in a bath tea bag of lemongrass and green tea to relax and finish reading Ruth-Miriam Garnett’s novel “Laelia.” Ruth-Miriam Garnett portrays the culture of womanhood in concentric circles from intimate homelife, to community, and hints at the broader swath […]

“Harlem Duet” sings: St. Louis Black Rep Company stages Djanet Sears’ award-winning play: power dynamics of interracial love spanning three eras

Ruth-Miriam Garnett and I have great “bumping into each other” luck. I first met Ruth at the St. Louis Poetry Center gala last fall. Subsequently, we’ve magically bumped into each other 1) on the metro platform at the Central West End; 2) at Wole Soyinka’s talk at the Black Rep with her friend Lavelle Wilkins-Chin; […]