Why I Serve: My MLK Day of Service
A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of serving in my first Martin Luther King Service day by City Year. It is customary to serve others on days like Christmas or Thanksgiving, but after being a part of City Year’s biggest service project of the year, this might be added to my annual service projects.
Reading Wednesday: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichi
My roommate introduced me to this book, about a Nigerian woman who’d moved to America for a better life and through reminiscing actually decides to go back home to Nigeria, a little over winter break and I still haven’t finished reading.
Reading Wednesday: The Story of Ruby Bridges by Robert Coles
The story of the book sets place in 1960 explaining the truth and struggles of six-year-old Ruby Bridges, a young African American girl, who entered a whites-only school in New Orleans.