Black History Month| Write It Day 22| Maud Martha by Gwendolyn Brooks
In Maud Martha by Gwendolyn Brooks, we get the very specific experience of one black girl and in 1930 and 1940s South Side Chicago. Very often when a black girl's life is shown on screen she is suffering. Most often these stories end with no resolution to her pain in sight. However, Maud's as a slice of life film would be refreshing. Maud grows maturing into a wise wife and mother.