Pear-blossoms and Mule-eyes: A Review of Rachel Eliza Griffiths’ Mule & Pear

Rachel Eliza Griffiths’ Mule & Pear: Review
By Mecca Jamilah Sullivan
This review first appeared in Cerise Press Vol 4. Issue 10

The black woman is “de mule uh de world.” So says the world-wise and work-weary Granny, Janie’s grandmother in Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God. In making this now famous declaration, Granny not only has her say on black women’s place in global history; Continue reading