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Delve into some incredible stories about Black heroes with your children.
By Sara Kapheim
"Someone spat in my face because I was with a white man."
By Tineka Smith
By treating his students as equals, a schoolteacher creates a unique bond with his class.
Go beyond Langston Hughes and Zora Neale Hurston.
Writer Alexander Montgomery shares his picks.
Celebrate black authors’ fiction, nonfiction and poetry.
Meet extraordinary individuals; explore communities; deepen your understanding of America.
Learn more about the woman behind influential pieces of literature such as The Color Purple.
From historical epics to feel-good contemporaries, these African books are a must-read.
The collection of short stories artfully shares the struggles of a range of uniquely flawed characters.
By Kara Brand
"Expect nothing. Live frugally on surprise."
Writer Alexander Montgomery reflects on why there's no such thing as "invisible."
Real change requires more than reading a book.
Find out why he's been called "the purest literary troublemaker we currently have."
Buy two books by Black authors by June 20.
It's time to diversify your reading list.
By DeAnna Janes
“A riot is the language of the unheard.”—Martin Luther King Jr.
Read an essay from Alice Walker’s book, Living by the Word.
By Alice Walker
An excerpt from the memoir of a woman who bought her own freedom and became a dressmaker for Mary Todd Lincoln.
Ms. Walker answers readers' questions about her most famous work.