Unchained Black Woman Wounds Book Review

Published on 20 April 2024 at 09:56

5.0 out of 5 stars Deeply Moving!

Reviewed in the United States on April 18, 2024

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"Unchained Black Woman Wounds" by Tamikio L. Dooley is a powerful and moving fictional tale that weaves together the horrors of slavery and the resilience of the human spirit. Through the voice of Omphile Abimbola-Bonner, a former slave, Dooley brings to life the unspeakable horrors and dehumanizing experiences she endured during her captivity. The narrative is unflinchingly raw and honest, detailing the physical and emotional trauma inflicted upon Omphile and her fellow slaves.

Dooley masterfully captures the strength and determination of Omphile as she navigates the complexities of her newfound freedom after the Civil War. The tale explores the lingering wounds of slavery, both physical and psychological, as Omphile struggles to find her place in a society that still oppresses her people. Through her journey, she confronts the complexities of racism, prejudice, and the enduring legacy of slavery in modern America.

"Unchained Black Woman Wounds" is a profound and thought-provoking novel that illuminates the resilience and triumph of the human spirit in the face of adversity. Dooley's evocative prose and powerful storytelling create a haunting and unforgettable narrative that will resonate deeply with readers. This is a must-read for anyone seeking a deeper understanding of the horrors of slavery and the ongoing fight for racial justice.

~Maxwanette A Poetess aka Maxine A. Moncrieffe


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