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Imani Gandy is a recovering attorney turned women's rights activist and journalist. She is currently Senior Legal Analyst at RH Reality Check where she writes about reproductive rights and reproductive justice, develops policy resources related to federal and state anti-choice legislation, and co-hosts RJ Courtwatch, a legal podcast. She is the publisher of Angry Black Lady Chronicles (ABLC), which won the 2010 Black Weblog Award for Blog to Watch and the 2012 Black Weblog Award for Best Political/News Blog. She is also the co-host of This Week in Blackness Prime.
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The Fourth Procedure
A Novel of Medical Suspense
Stanley Pottinger - 1995-12-30
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An accomplished attorney prepares to argue a life-and-death case before a Supreme Court nominee hostile to her cause....One of the country's leading surgeons, a pioneer in organ transplants, answers an emergency call to assist an operation in progress...And in a morgue in Washington, D.C., a medical examiner and a police detective hover over a body...
Imani Gandy
there's a book called The Fourth Procedure that you really should find and read. It's a thriller involving the Supreme Court and abortion and it's WILD. I don't want to say more. It's so wild that you have to read it—spoiling it would be mean.      source
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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Stieg Larsson - 2009-01-06 (first published in 2005)
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The Girl in the Spider’s Web, the new book in the Millennium Series, is available now!Murder mystery, family saga, love story, and financial intrigue combine into one satisfyingly complex and entertainingly atmospheric novel.Harriet Vanger, a scion of one of Sweden's wealthiest families disappeared over forty years ago. All these years later, her a...
Imani Gandy
@NellieBlithe Oh I liked the book!      source
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Harriet the Spy
Louise Fitzhugh - 2001-05-08 (first published in 1964)
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Harriet the Spy has a secret notebook that she fills with utterly honest jottings about her parents, her classmates, and her neighbors. Every day on her spy route she "observes" and notes down anything of interest to her:I BET THAT LADY WITH THE CROSS-EYE LOOKS IN THE MIRROR AND JUST FEELS TERRIBLE.PINKY WHITEHEAD WILL NEVER CHANGE. DOES HIS MOTHER...
Imani Gandy
I said “had to” like it was a bad thing. Harriet the spy is a great book. Iconic. I read it so many times.      source
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Reproductive Justice
An Introduction (Volume 1) (Reproductive Justice
Loretta Ross - 2017-03-21
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Reproductive Justice is a first-of-its-kind primer that provides a comprehensive yet succinct description of the field. Written by two legendary scholar-activists, Reproductive Justice introduces students to an intersectional analysis of race, class, and gender politics. Loretta J. Ross and Rickie Solinger put the lives and lived experience of wome...
Imani Gandy
@VillaviMD @votecumby @Rewire_News @PPFA @ACLU @ReproRights @LorettaJRoss Yes! An excellent book      source
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare - 2014-10-10 (first published in 1623)
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"I would challenge you to a battle of wits, but I see you are unarmed." - William ShakespeareArm yourself with this volume from the Knickerbocker Classic series, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, including 16 comedies, 10 histories, 12 tragedies and all the poems and sonnets of the world's most influential writer. This collection includes ...
Imani Gandy
My mom gave me her copy of the complete works of William Shakespeare about ten years ago. Published in 1936. It’s my most precious book. Even #SpanielDayLewis is into it.      source
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So You Want to Talk About Race
Ijeoma Oluo - 2019-09-24 (first published in 2018)
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In this New York Times bestseller, Ijeoma Oluo offers a hard-hitting but user-friendly examination of race in AmericaWidespread reporting on aspects of white supremacy--from police brutality to the mass incarceration of Black Americans--has put a media spotlight on racism in our society. Still, it is a difficult subject to talk about. How do you te...
Imani Gandy
I’m not really kidding. Ijeoma’s book is great for white people—because seriously, get a clue—but it’s also great for Black people who are sick and tired of trying to talk about race with clueless white people and end up frustrated and wanting to stab everything in sight.      source
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The Vagina Bible
The Vulva and the Vagina
Jennifer Gunter - 2019-08-27
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OB/GYN, writer for The New York Times, USA Today, and Self, and host of the show Jensplaining, Dr. Jen Gunter now delivers the definitive book on vaginal health, answering the questions you've always had but were afraid to ask--or couldn't find the right answers to. She has been called Twitter's resident gynecologist, the Internet's OB/GYN, and one...
Imani Gandy
This book is basically everything you’ve ever wanted to know about the vagina but were afraid to ask. Great work, ⁦@DrJenGunter⁩!      source
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