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The ‘black butterflies’ are a brilliant example of this, an image which is poetic, tragic and literal all at once. However, the transport lines are closed soon after his departure and Zora find herself stuck all alone in a war-torn city, with hardly any resources, very few trustworthy neighbours, and no hope of escape. He uses “tracks” instead of chapters to divide the book which is a reference to a hurricane analogy he later uses to calibrate the degree of hypersegregation in cities. This compilation is dedicated to the foster child, the youth-in-crisis, and individuals striving to achieve positive change.

Not only are the root causes and resulting policies described, but in the final chapters, Brown offers concrete solutions—based on Baltimore, but these solutions could be extrapolated to other cities. At Black Butterfly Books, we welcome opportunities to collaborate on projects that serve the youth and their communities. Because I read the audiobook edition I wasn't able to read the Author's Note, but I found this article that explains how the novel relates to the author's family. Born to a Bosnian mother and a Cornish father, I grew up mostly in London, spending childhood summers in my mother's hometown of Sarajevo.He also provides a glossary of terms used throughout the book which includes spatial racism, segrenomics and the White L (the predominantly White area of Baltimore that runs along the Charles Street corridor to the Inner Harbor then east to Fells Point. Whitelash" is the reactionary oppression that happens when the white establishment is uncomfortable with change.

You can change your choices at any time by visiting Cookie preferences, as described in the Cookie notice. I wrote my debut novel BLACK BUTTERFLIES (2022) to understand the siege that devastated Sarajevo from 1992-1996. He points out that "concentrated poverty is a misleading phrase that fails to highlight who concentrated the poverty, how it became concentrated . The prose was beautiful, showing the limitlessness of inspiration and human connection as clear and bright as paint on a canvas.

Persuasively arguing that, since urban apartheid was intentionally erected, it can be intentionally dismantled, The Black Butterfly demonstrates that America cannot reflect that Black lives matter until we see how Black neighborhoods matter. Zora is trapped in Sarajevo and she is forced to maneuver around the constant bombings, shellings, and violence happening in the city, together with her neighbors and friends, and she has to resort to art to keep herself sane.

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