Film by: Events Community Book Center Nola
Who: The New Orleans Community Book Center is a bookstore and community space that specializes in African literature and hosting performances. The bookstore’s mantra is to be “more than just a bookstore” as they hold events that strive to share stories of various groups of color and bring the community together.
Summary: This video is about a book The Greenhouse Journal, which is a journal for getting to know oneself. The first chapter is entitled The Rose, and it introduces the topic by suggesting that humans are all like roses. We each have our own buds and thorns, and we need to learn to embrace all aspects of ourselves. The author April L. Duplessis is present to answer questions about the journal and how she got to know herself.