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Here are the nominees we’re excited to see vie for the Young People’s Literature National Book Award
Poet Simone John talks her book ‘Testify’ and Sandra Bland’s legacy on the anniversary of her death in AAIHS interview
Rwandan publishing house Imagine We is cultivating African storytelling for global readers
Review Roundup: Zora Neale Hurston’s book on one of the last Africans in the Atlantic slave trade
Book publicist Saraciea Fennell is bringing a POC centered book festival to the Bronx-It’s lit!
NBA winner Jacqueline Woodson releases excerpt from new book, “Harbor Me”
Junot Díaz accused of sexual harassment and sexist behavior
13-year-old #1000BlackGirlBooks creator interviews 11-year-old March for Our Lives advocate about honoring Black girls
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
We shouldn’t be surprised by Jay-Z’s NFL move. He’s always been a capitalist & this is what capitalism looks like
We need LGBTQ history in schools because the queerness of Black icons has always been obscured
Black men – we need to take the racist online harassment of Black women more seriously
How the Coalition to End Money Bond is working to help reform pretrial practices in Illinois
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