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Nigeria Jones

In this story of a girl who questions her parents’ Black separatist utopian community, author Ibi Zoboi strikes a delicate balance with weighty themes.

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Review of ‘Nigeria Jones’

Nigeria Jones is a teenager. She’s a warrior princess. She’s a sister. She’s a stand-in mother. She’s a queen. She’s a student. Within the Movement, the Black separatist utopian community founded in West Philadelphia by her parents, Kofi Sankofa and Natalie Pierre, Nigeria is all of these things and none of them.…

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