Tiny Stitches

Since being published in 2016, the book Tiny Stitches: The Life of Medical Pioneer Vivien Thomas, by Gwendolyn Hooks, has garnered a lot of praise. This book is special because it tells the important story of Vivien Thomas - both his amazing contribution to the medical world and the struggles that he had to face … Continue reading Tiny Stitches

Hiromi’s Hands – A Glimpse into the World of the Sushi Chef

In Japanese culture, sushi is a way of life. In large cities in America, sushi is a wonderful delicacy best experienced in a good restaurant. But if you visit most sushi restaurants, you will notice something - the vast majority of the sushi chefs are male. This stems from the fact that not only were … Continue reading Hiromi’s Hands – A Glimpse into the World of the Sushi Chef