Stevie Stevenson
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    Coffee Will Make You Black: A Novel | April Sinclair

    Coffee Will Make You Black: A Novel

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    • By April Sinclair
    • Narrated By Amber Patrick
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    Jean "Stevie" Stevenson lives in Chicago's South Side, a neighborhood that acutely feels the social changes of the 1960s. Curious and witty, bold but naïve, Stevie ponders questions such as what makes good hair and which skin shade is better in light of "black is beautiful". Amid the War on Poverty; the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.; race riots; and the Black Power movement, Stevie grows into a socially aware young adult with a burgeoning sexuality and pride in her identity.

    I found my new favorite book!

    This story of a young lady coming of age during the civil rights era is the best I've ever read. I wish I'd read this when I started puberty. It's rea..Show More »

    Reviewed on October 08 2016 by Ladydaytrippin (USA)
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    Ain't Gonna Be the Same Fool Twice: Stevie Stevenson, Book 2 | April Sinclair

    Ain't Gonna Be the Same Fool Twice: Stevie Stevenson, Book 2

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    • By April Sinclair
    • Narrated By Amber Patrick
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    Growing up black in 1960s Chicago, Jean "Stevie" Stevenson came of age amid the tumult of the Civil Rights Movement, learning to value not just her race and gender but her sexuality as well. Now, nearly a decade later, Stevie is a college graduate enjoying a week of vacation in San Francisco. After getting a taste of the bohemian life, she can't bring herself to return home to her family and journalism career in Chicago.

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