Sable’s Interesting Reads: Books and Poetry

Sable Lomax
May 20, 2020 · 5 min read

when you don’t see yourself in classic American literature, you read elsewhere

In the prologue to Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison you find these words, “I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me”. The following books allowed me to see myself, my community, the African diaspora, and all our many beautiful, complicated, and particularistic layers.