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BOOK CORNER: ‘Season of Crimson Blossoms’ offers unique perspective on life

“Season of Crimson Blossoms,” by Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, chronicles the fascinating affair between Hassan Reza, a 25-year-old street gang leader, and Binta Zubairu, a devout 55-year-old widow and grandmother, who yearns for intimacy. This story of love and longing reveals deep emotions that defy age, class and religion. The novel was inspired by Ibrahim’s desire to Read More…

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Documentary exposes biases black girls face in schools

SOUTH LOS ANGELES — “Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in School,” based on the book by the same name, is an engrossing documentary that chronicles an eye-opening exploration of the unfair treatment of black girls in schools that often leads to their expulsion, an increase in school dropout rates and a disproportionate number becoming Read More…