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Why Octavia Butler’s Novels Are So Relevant Today

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It’s campaign season in the US, and a charismatic dark horse is running with the slogan ‘make America great again’.…

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10 Toni Morrison Quotes That Show Why She Was A Literary Genius

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Toni Morrison, the literary GIANT, who manipulated the English language to illustrate and punctuate our humanity as Black people, children…

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(Re)presenting the Color Line as Told By Du Bois’s Data Portraits

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Much has been written on W. E. B. Du Bois and the 1900 Paris Exposition, much of it repetitive, lacking…

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The Brownies’ Book is a Black Children’s Magazine from almost 100 years ago

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Every revolutionary magazine needs a striking cover, and in January 1920, one appeared. It was a photograph of an African-American…

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28 Black Owned Bookstores You Should Know

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The number of Black owned bookstores has declined significantly since 1999. That year, there were reportedly more than 325. But,…

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This Black Owned Bookstore is Tapping Into An Unmet Need

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EyeSeeMe is a Black owned bookstore that specializes in promoting positive African American Images, Academic Excellence, and Cultural Pride. At…

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Black Books Matter: Children’s Books Celebrating Black Boys

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Each year, there are more children’s books published about animals than Black people. Black people have historically been, and continue…

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