Gender & Sexuality
Two-time National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward signs new two book deal
‘The New Jim Crow’ lands on banned books lists in New Jersey prisons, now allowed after backlash
PEN announces 2018 longlist candidates, here are the nominees of color!
New book from Zora Neale Hurston about the last survivor of the Atlantic slave trade to be released in 2018
NPR releases Best Books of 2017 app, here are some picks by Black writers
Rediscovering the Black Girl Magic in literature that was snuffed out of my childhood
Jesmyn Ward becomes the 1st woman and Black author to win National Book Award for fiction twice
The Blackest National Book Awards ever will be livestreamed on Facebook
National Book Award-winner Jacqueline Woodson signs two-book deal with Riverhead Books
National Book Awards finalists show that black art matters
RedBlkGrl: The Box With Books by and For Black Girls
Black Dartmouth Student, Kaya Thomas, Creates Directory For Diverse Books
12-Year-Old Marley Dias To Publish Activism Guide For Kids & Teens
This New Book Delivery Service Sends Black Brilliance Right To Your Doorstep
An 11-year-old Black Girl Starts #1000BlackGirlBooks
5 Books for the Black, Queer Poet in Your Life
7-year-old Blake Ansari makes Kohl’s Foundation Regional Philanthropist for 2014 list
Teacher medically evaluated, placed on leave for writing science fiction novels about school killings
A list of empowering books for little black girls
Lupita Nyong’o options rights to film based on Americanah
Raising $80,000 for the Negro In History | CALL TO ACTION
Plantations, Power and Professional Athletes
Rhythm and Blackness
Halloween: Battle Between Church and State
Kiss and Tell: Losing Isiah
Roy G. Whiz
The Push for "Precious"
On E. Lynn Harris
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