#5SmartReads - March 23, 2021
Today’s regular contributor for #5SmartReads is Hiwote Getaneh! Get to know her better with a few questions below.
Q: Dream birthday cake?
A: I don't love cake, so my dream birthday dessert would be a small mountain made of chocolate rugelach from Lee Lee's Baked Goods in Harlem
Q: Last time I laughed really hard:
A: This afternoon! My friend sent me a series of stimulus check tweets. My favorite one read: "Bank account: $1400 Me at Chuck E Cheese: Bring me the rat!" (I'm laughing again lol)
Q: Last time I cried:
A: Yesterday. My mom sent me a video from my childhood caretaker in Ethiopia and I cried as I watched her tell me how much she misses me. I miss her deeply. She was like a second mom to me.
Those of us who were raised on Oprah (4pm EST every weekday, baybee) knew this all along, but we love to see Black genius celebrated by the masses. And she is getting her f…