• Taylor Mendoza

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    Taylor Mendoza is a BU Today and Bostonia associate editor. She graduated from BU in 2018 with a BA in English and a minor in cinema and media studies. At BU, she wrote for The Daily Free Press and was treasurer of the Creative Writing Club. She worked as a marketing content intern for JumpStart Games and as a social media and marketing associate at Nimble, Inc. She also makes videos about books on YouTube and was recently named a Penguin Teen Influencer. When she’s not reading, she can be found writing, listening to podcasts, watching movies, or playing board games. Profile

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There are 2 comments on Ten Books to Read during Black History Month

  1. Thank you for the list! One of my favorites is Americanah by Adichie. She’s an amazing storyteller who gives an insight into American racism from an African point of view and creates characters and relationships that stick with you forever.

  2. I really enjoyed Such a Fun Age. Skewers White political correctness with a poignant, compelling story, yet is enough over the top that I didn’t identify with either protagonist. Still, most readers will likely recognize elements of themselves somewhere in the mix.

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