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Here are the nominees we’re excited to see vie for the Young People’s Literature National Book Award
The Nation magazine issues apology after backlash for publishing offensive poem from a white guy
Finalists for 30th annual Lambda Literary awards honoring LGBTQ literature announced
Lupita Nyong’o is writing a children’s book tackling colorism & self-love for little Black girls
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
Rediscovering the Black Girl Magic in literature that was snuffed out of my childhood
Nnedi Okorafor penning first Marvel Comics series set in a real African city
National Book Awards finalists show that black art matters
RedBlkGrl: The Box With Books by and For Black Girls
KKK leaflets found on front lawns of residents for second time
Arizona school under fire for teaching literature that outlines the ‘benefits of slavery’
Google ‘doogle’ honors birthday of Zora Neale Hurston
Author James McBride takes home National Book Award
KKK distributes racist literature in black neighborhood
NYC Public Library System Drops $300M on Midtown Branch, While Harlem Library is Outrageously Underfunded
Revival of “A Raisin in the Sun” Stars Denzel Washington and Diahann Carroll
WATCH: Amazing Trailer for ‘Half of a Yellow Sun’
16 Year-Old Harlemite Xavier Pacheco Wins National Shakespeare Competition
Free Kindle Book: “UNASHAMED: The Process of Reconstruction””
‘Things Fall Apart’ Author Chinua Achebe Dead at 82
Student Discovers Forgotten Poem by America’s First Known Black Writer
Alice Walker Forbids Hebrew Translation of “The Color Purple”
Toni Morrison, Dolores Huerta, Bob Dylan Among Recipients of Presidential Medal of Freedom
The challenges of relearning intimacy as a Black woman when your parents never showed affection
When combatting colorism in dating practices becomes overcompensating for guilt
Reframing “sex positivity” by centering consent
Finding refuge from white supremacy in our Indigenous cultures
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